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Summertime learning on the farm

By Julie Tomascik Summertime and the livin’ is easy. That’s how the old saying goes, right? That may be so, but it’s far from the truth in agriculture. Early mornings. Late nights. And long, hot hours in between. Summer is a busy season for farmers and ranchers. From sun up to sun down, they work [...]

4 snowpocalypse farm and ranch chores

By Julie Tomascik Misting rain, sleet, snow and ice. It’s agriculture’s frenemy. You know, friend and enemy. And this year’s Texas snowpocalypse was no exception. We need the moisture for crops and pastures to grow this spring—the friendly part that comes from the snowy mess. But it makes a tough enemy, increasing the difficulty of [...]