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The seed choice is yours

By Julie Tomascik Fresh food straight from the garden. Crops ready to harvest in the field. Both have to start somewhere. With a seed. And unlimited options. Different varieties. Numerous brands. Diverse technology. It’s a tough decision. One that both farmers and gardeners have to dig deeper into. So much goes into that choice—soil type, [...]

February 20, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

Dairy strong. All year long.

By Justin Walker Milk. Cheese. Yogurt. These items are regularly in my shopping cart, but they get their start on dairy farms like those right here in the Lone Star State. Although National Dairy Month is in June, February is a good time to recognize our dairy farmers. For their early morning milkings. Late night [...]

February 13, 2018|Categories: Agriculture Policy, Dairy, Featured, Texas Agriculture, Texas Products|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Rural doesn’t mean irrelevant

By Jennifer Dorsett “Rural” seems to be a buzzword lately. And you know what? I’m glad rural America is on the radar these days. I’m a product of rural America. But I’ve seen with my own eyes how, over the past several decades, a slow decline has crept across our small towns and communities as [...]

February 6, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

Armadillo Eggs

By Justin Walker A day of football and food. The Big Game is Sunday, and family and friends will get together and cheer for their favorite team. The food, however, is almost as important as the game. Some might say even more important. I guess it depends if your team is playing. Either way, I’m [...]

Fire danger high in Texas

By Julie Tomascik Wind whips up the dust. Cracks stretch through the fields and pastures. It’s dry in Texas. And getting drier. The majority of the state is impacted by drought, and parts of the Panhandle haven’t received any measureable rainfall in over 100 days. News reports tell a scary tale. Fire danger is high [...]

January 30, 2018|Categories: Drought, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments