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What’s the difference between beef cattle and dairy cattle?

A cow is a cow, right? Not so fast! There are some significant differences between dairy cattle and beef cattle.

June 15, 2021|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Rain falls across Texas, but is it too much?

By Julie Tomascik Too much. Or not enough. It’s the never-ending challenge with moisture and agriculture. This year is no different. The Lone Star State has faced wild weather in 2021—a winter storm of a lifetime, tornadoes, hailstorms, torrential rains and flooding. And Mother Nature’s latest rain event is challenging some Texas farmers and ranchers. [...]

June 2, 2021|Categories: Drought, Environment, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Agriculture is sustainable on Earth Day and every day

By Julie Tomascik Today, many celebrations and rallies will honor Earth Day. But for farmers and ranchers, who are #stillfarming through the COVID-19 pandemic, every day is Earth Day. They care for the land and resources. They care for their crops and livestock. They care for their families, too. All 365 days of the year. [...]

National Ag Day celebrates farmers, ranchers

American farmers and ranchers grow and raise the food that brings everyone to the table.

Moving forward after the freeze

By Julie Tomascik It’s been one month since the historic artic weather blasted the Lone Star State. Now the sun is shining, and the green grass peeking through signals spring and hope for new growth and new life. But when the snow and ice covered Texas like a white blanket last month, some farm families [...]