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Public ranks farmers, agriculture at top in industry poll

For the first time in 20 years, Americans voted farming and agriculture as the top sector in Gallup's industry poll.

September 22, 2020|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

12 things to know about Texas farmers

Farming and ranching are the roots that hold a family legacy, bring together communities and fuel the world economy. Agriculture is a part of each of us.

June 30, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Wanted: Farmers and ranchers

By Jennifer Dorsett Farmers grow our food, but we often take it for granted. Sure, it may cross our minds from time to time, but have you ever stopped to really think about all that goes into running a farm or ranch? Or why so few are doing it these days? Farming and ranching is [...]

July 2, 2019|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

10 reasons to respect Texas farmers, ranchers

By Julie Tomascik Calloused hands and sun-kissed skin. Mud on her boots and grease on his pants. Exhaustion is in their eyes, yet each step has the spring of earlier years. He’s a farmer, and so is she. They’re running tractors and plows from sun up to sun down. Working cattle and baling hay. It’s [...]

What’s the difference between farmers and ranchers?

By Jennifer Dorsett Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O. It’s a favorite song among the preschool set, and we all know the words by heart. But after I thought about it one day, I realized the song was a bit misleading. Old MacDonald had a farm, but was he a farmer or a rancher? He [...]