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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 [...]

National Egg Month is egg-citing!

By Jessica Domel Feeling a little fried? Scrambling for something to cook today? This month, we’re celebrating an eggcellent source of protein that is sure to please both your family and their taste buds. Whether you like them brown, white or even green, eggs are a versatile part of a balanced diet. At about 19 [...]

Too much or not enough?

By Justin Walker Too much. Or not enough. It’s the never-ending challenge with moisture and agriculture. This year is no different. The Lone Star State has faced wild weather this spring—torrential rains, flooding, hailstorms and tornados. It’s a far cry from the drought conditions that once plagued a majority of the state. But the wet [...]

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