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Ranchers continue working despite winter storm

By Julie Tomascik Freezing temperatures. Sleet. Ice-covered fields, pastures and roads. Winter Storm Landon has arrived in the Lone Star State. But the harsh winter variables are just a part of farming and ranching. Chores must still be done, like putting out hay and feed. Range cubes, liquid feed and alfalfa provide extra nutrition that [...]

February 3, 2022|Categories: Beef, COVID-19, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

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: , , , |2 Comments

Don’t touch the ‘abandoned’ calves

Let sleeping calves lie. That's the advice from ranchers during fall calving season to drivers who see lone calves in the pasture.

September 15, 2020|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Texas brings the beef

By Julie Tomascik A cow here. A cow there. Cows everywhere! That’s because Texas is the top beef-producing state in the nation, and raising cattle is the largest part of Texas agriculture. What does that mean for you as a consumer? Tasty, flavorful beef in all forms on your table. Did you know one 1,300-lb. [...]

May 7, 2019|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |1 Comment

The real deal on the Green New Deal

By Jennifer Dorsett I’m sure by now you’ve heard or read about the Green New Deal. In case you haven’t, the broad strokes of this plan are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously trying to correct societal issues. Sound complicated? It is. I’ll spare you most of the details and direct our attention to [...]