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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

For those who aren’t here

By Jessica Domel This time of year is meant for reflection. We think about our blessings, our friends, families and loved ones. Our mouths water with thoughts of turkey, cornbread stuffing and who will devour the last piece of homemade pecan pie. This year, I'm also thinking about the millions of men and women who [...]

November 25, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Transformation Tuesday: Steer to steaks

By Julie Vrazel Raising cattle is the largest part of Texas agriculture. It takes time, dedication, sweat and prayers to raise beef from our gate to your plate. And Texas ranchers take pride in raising healthy, safe beef for consumers like you. But what exactly do those steers and heifers bring to your table? Tasty, [...]

Top 5 online farming fallacies

By Julie Vrazel Tired of invitations to play online farming games? We’ve all been there—watched the commercials on TV, rejected the Facebook game requests and, just maybe, played it once. I’ll admit it. I started my own online farm. And I wish reality was as simple as the games. While they give a glimpse of [...]