Texas fields and pastures make a pretty backdrop, but it’s important to remember that the land, crops and livestock are the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers.
By Julie Tomascik Editor Wins and losses. They aren’t just for your March Madness bracket. They’re for agriculture, too. And boy have the last few months been tough. Farmers along the Texas Gulf Coast have faced nearly non-stop rains since last fall. They’re just now preparing their fields to plant when most would’ve already been [...]
Thanksgiving Day. Families and friends gather together to celebrate one another. And the blessings they’ve enjoyed over the past year. A time of food, fellowship and fun. And a day to be thankful. For the food on the table. And the food that nourishes our bodies all year long. Did you know essentials of the [...]
By Jessica Domel From the moment you wake up in the morning to the time you lie down at night, corn is in your life. It could be in your bedding, carpet, fuel, soda, beef, crayons, plastic and more. But not all corn is made the same. In fact, the majority of corn you see growing [...]
By Jennifer Dorsett Summer. It’s a time for swimsuits, sunscreen and beach towels. But it’s also a time for fresh produce to fill up our baskets and stomachs. Summertime favorites include fresh peaches with homemade ice cream and corn on the cob served with a delicious steak. Many of us, including me, have fond memories [...]