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Peaches are a Texas summertime favorite

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist There’s nothing quite like biting into a sweet, scrumptious Texas peach on a hot day. The flavor is just what’s needed to cool off. And with this summer heat in Texas, it couldn’t be a better time to celebrate National Peach Month! There’s a big demand for Texas peaches. Summertime [...]

10 things kids learn growing up on a farm

By Julie Tomascik Families are taking their last vacations. Teachers are preparing lessons. Parents and kids are walking the aisles, picking out new clothes and school supplies. Because summer is coming to an end. Students are getting ready to head back to school where they learn textbook essentials—math, science and reading. Things they’ll use for [...]

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 [...]

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School’s out. Summer’s in!

By Macie Clugston School is out. And summer is in! But on the farm, summer activities look a bit different. Early mornings. Late nights. And long, hot hours in between. Summer is a busy season in agriculture. The to-do list is never-ending on a farm. In the wise words of farmers everywhere, “the work doesn’t [...]

Brisket Recipes

Texas brisket. It's a little slice of heaven. All you need is one bite and you're hooked. That’s why we have several brisket recipes to share with you. They taste great any day of the year and even better on National Brisket Day. Smoked Brisket Man the pit. Smoke the meat. Go ahead and indulge in [...]

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 [...]