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Agriculture is sustainable on Earth Day and every day

By Julie Tomascik Today, many celebrations and rallies will honor Earth Day. But for farmers and ranchers, who are #stillfarming through the COVID-19 pandemic, every day is Earth Day. They care for the land and resources. They care for their crops and livestock. They care for their families, too. All 365 days of the year. [...]

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

Farming: Then and now

By Jennifer Dorsett What was farming like 100 years ago? Brutally hard work with little reward. People ate what they grew and scratched out a living the best they could. Today, farming and ranching is still tough work that includes early mornings, late nights and long hours in between. But thanks to advances in science [...]

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 [...]