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Fall on Texas farms, ranches

By Julie Tomascik Crisp mornings. Changing colors. And a buzz of urgency and excitement hang in the air. It’s fall on the farm. When farmers and ranchers are hurrying to harvest crops. Or get the seeds of next year in the ground. It may seem early, but the first snow of the year is always [...]

Farming with Mother Nature isn’t easy

By Julie Tomascik You think farming is easy? It can seem that way from the outside looking in. Plant seeds. Watch them grow. And harvest the crop a few months later. That’s how it works in the garden, right? Yes. But this is different. It’s running tractors and plows. Early mornings. Late nights. Farmers and [...]

4-H inspires kids to do more in Texas

By Julie Tomascik Small town or big city. Dreams grow. They flourish. And develop into a future. Those dreams—and the kids behind them—are inspired by 4-H. An organization for the young and old. Shy and outgoing. Creative and technical. Because there’s something for everyone. And the possibilities are endless. It’s National 4-H Week. A time [...]

Agriculture is for all Texans

By Jennifer Dorsett Farmers and ranchers are responsible for growing our food and fiber. But they’re not alone in working in agriculture. In fact, one in seven working Texans has a job related to agriculture. There are teachers, scientists, chefs, communicators and more. It takes all of them working together with farmers and ranchers to [...]

October 2, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Cowboy Casserole

By Kelly Bogard Being a cowboy is a tough job. Sun up to sun down and sometimes in between, cowboys and cowgirls work to keep livestock safe and healthy. They do everything from mending fences to finding lost calves and rounding up a stubborn bull or two. And though I cannot speak from experience on [...]