By Emmy Powell Milk is the ultimate drink. It helps your body rehydrate, repair and replenish. It is full of nutrients AND helps your body build strong bones and supports your immune system. Milk contains 13 essential nutrients and minerals: protein, calcium, potassium, vitamin D, vitamin B12, vitamin A, riboflavin, phosphorus, niacin, zinc, iodine, selenium [...]
By Emmy Powell Christmas is right around the corner, which means Santa Clause, his elves and reindeer are gearing up for their flight across the world to visit every boy and girl! While the elves rest up at the North Pole, Santa Clause drops off presents and refuels at homes that left him milk and [...]
By Emmy Powell Today is National Peanut Day, so let’s go nuts and talk all about peanuts! Texas is the fourth-largest peanut-growing state in the nation, and it’s the ONLY state that grows all four peanut varieties! These varieties include Runner, Virginia, Spanish and Valencia. Do you know the difference between each type? Don’t worry. [...]
By Emmy Powell This summer has been HOT, to say the least. One thing that makes triple-digit days more bearable is a nice bowl of ice cream. Ice cream freezes at 21°F and can be made at home or in the classroom. The freezing point of water is lowered by adding salt to the ice [...]
She’s a farmer. She’s a rancher. She’s a steward of the land. She’s a teacher. She’s a community leader. She’s an advocate for her family, friends and agriculture. She’s a mother. She’s a wife. She’s a sister. And maybe even a grandmother. Farmers and ranchers have been the backbone of our economy for many years, [...]
National Ag Day celebrates the contribution of the agriculture and food industries.