By Shelby Shank When you think of cantaloupe, you think of Pecos. When you think of peaches, you think of Fredericksburg. But if somebody says strawberries, Poteet is the place that comes to mind. Those strawberries are the heart of 4G Reyes Farms where cousins David Reyes and Joel Garcia carry on their family’s tradition [...]
Felt or straw, the cowboy hat is well-known in Texas. Jennifer Whitlock has tips on proper cowboy hat etiquette.
By Jennifer Dorsett Farmers and ranchers are responsible for growing our food and fiber. But they’re not alone in working in agriculture. In fact, one in seven working Texans has a job related to agriculture. There are teachers, scientists, chefs, communicators and more. It takes all of them working together with farmers and ranchers to [...]
By Jennifer Dorsett March 2, 1836. A day etched in Texas history. It’s the day Texas was declared a republic, despite the odds. It’s Texas Independence Day. That day Texas legends were born. Today, we honor those Texans, their independence and fortitude. We remember the Alamo. Remember Goliad. We celebrate the vision they fought so [...]
By Justin Walker Milk. Cheese. Yogurt. These items are regularly in my shopping cart, but they get their start on dairy farms like those right here in the Lone Star State. Although National Dairy Month is in June, February is a good time to recognize our dairy farmers. For their early morning milkings. Late night [...]