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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 [...]

How to feel like a rancher

By Jennifer Dorsett Hunting and fishing guides, private chefs, hiking, paddling and fishing. Doesn’t sound like the lifestyle of many ranchers I know. But How to Feel Like a Ranch Owner for a Weekend, a story in Texas Monthly, seems to promise a transformative experience to readers. A chance to reconnect with nature and experience [...]

Texas Chili

By Kelly Bogard Chili is great for chilly weather. And with the North winds beginning to blow, it looks like I'll be making a lot of it soon! There are a few different kinds of chili, though. There's white chili with chicken and cream. There's chili with beans. Chili without beans. And that's what I'm making [...]