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I get to do this for a living

By Nathan Smith A landscape shot, complete with black Angus cattle in a green wheat field, was the first thing I saw on my Facebook timeline early last week. The picture was taken from horseback and the cutline from one of my rancher friends in West Texas read, “I get to do this for a [...]

June 13, 2017|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Feral hogs root up our family’s farm

By Lindsay Kimbrell The hog debate has really gotten hot the last couple of months, and I don’t understand why. Since when did so many care about a feral hog? But farmers and ranchers like myself do. We care about the damage they cause and the crops they destroy. We’ve been trying for years in [...]

5 facts to know about family farms

By Landee Kieschnick When I think of a family farm, hard work, nurturing and compassion come to mind. And, of course, lots of dirt. All of these describe not just my 100-year-old family farm, but the 2.1 million farms and ranches in the United States. Yet there’s a growing disconnect from agriculture. Two, three and [...]

March 7, 2017|Categories: Featured, Meet a Farmer, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |2 Comments

5 common mistakes made at the grocery store

By Landee Kieschnick Let’s face it. The trip to the grocery store can sometimes be…well, a chore. We can’t find the items we’re looking for. There seems to be too many people and shopping carts down every aisle. And you can’t forget the long checkout lines. It’s a necessary trip, though. One we usually make [...]

No rest for a stock show kid

By Landee Kieschnick The smell of freshly groomed shavings. Warm coffee in your hand. And a new starched shirt just waiting to be worn. Can you guess what time of the year it is? You guessed it—stock show season! I know, for me, stock show season was a lot of work—for many months straight! Not [...]