By Julie Tomascik Editor While agriculture has long been considered a man’s arena, women have played an active role on farms and ranches for centuries. And today, there are even more women involved in agriculture. The latest U.S. Census of Agriculture, released in 2017, shows over 36% of American farmers and ranchers are women. And [...]
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 [...]
Today is National Texas Day. It’s a day that recognizes the Lone Star State, along with its independent people and history. That includes the role of farmers and ranchers and the many businesses impacted by agriculture.
Dairy has a place in a healthy diet! Bust out your milk jug and raise a glass to dairy’s many benefits.
It’s been one challenging year after another, but farmers and ranchers don’t give up easily. Here are some things folks in agriculture were grateful for in 2021.
By Julie Tomascik ‘Tis the season to decorate and enjoy the Christmas spirit. And on Texas farms and ranches, you get to see some creative farm-style décor. Like Christmas lights on the barbed-wire fence. Or used tractor tires to make Christmas wreaths. Some even decorate the grain elevators. Old UTV or truck/car tires also make [...]