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A case of Spring Fever

I’ll admit it. I have a severe case of Spring Fever. The soil is calling my name, and I’m itching to dig my fingers in it. Getting outdoors and embracing nature just does something good for the soul. It’s why farmers and ranchers enjoy their jobs. And it’s one of the many reasons I enjoy [...]

4 green Texas foods for St. Patrick’s Day

By Julie Tomascik Texans celebrate in big ways, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. Green food. Green drinks. Green clothes. Even the fields are turning green. But the celebrations wouldn’t be right without a Texas twist. Like eating these four green foods grown in the Lone Star State by hardworking Texas farmers. Green tomatoes. You [...]

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 [...]

Small steps. Big victories.

By Jessica Domel Small actions lead to big results. It’s around this time of year that many of my friends will give up on their New Year’s resolutions. It could be that it’s impossible to healthily lose 50 pounds in one week. Or that you can’t go from junk food three times a week to [...]

January 20, 2015|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

‘Tis the season

By Julie Tomascik Nine days, 206 hours or 12,360 minutes. However you choose to look at it, Christmas is just around the corner. If you’re anything like me, you haven’t started—much less finished—your shopping. And if there’s a farmer or rancher on your list, you may have absolutely no idea what to buy. Trust me. [...]

December 16, 2014|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |3 Comments