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A taste of Texas

By Haley Herzog Pride in our state, determination and southern hospitality—it’s what everyone loves about Texas. And our unique culture is rooted in agriculture. But what makes Texas agriculture so special other than the people? Our diversity. With 254 counties, you’re sure to see different crops, farming practices and various livestock. One thing that’s always [...]

Ear tags: More than cow ‘bling’

By Julie Tomascik Black cows, red cows, white cows. When you have a pasture full of them, it can be tough to tell them apart. That’s why many farmers and ranchers across the country “tag” them. Now I don’t mean tag them on Facebook, although there are plenty of cow photos on the internet. When [...]

July 17, 2018|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What’s the beef with beef?

By Haley Herzog Why do some people have beef with beef? For generations, our parents and grandparents viewed beef as a nutritious and healthy food. Most of them can be identified as “meat and potato” kind of people. But today, views are much different. Opinions seem to be constantly divided between whether or not beef [...]

Chimichurri Topped Skirt Steak

By Kelly Bogard What could be better for dear old dad on Father's Day than a nice, juicy steak? Not much, except a juicy steak drizzled with a zesty sauce. Skirt steak is reasonably priced. And, depending on the size, you can feed up to four people on one steak! Adding the sauce just brings [...]

Livestock shows are more than just banners, plaques

By Justin Walker Travel. Show. Repeat. That’s the life of many youth in Texas during the major stock show season, which begins in January and ended late last month. And county stock shows are still going strong throughout the year. Sometimes folks don’t truly understand the importance of stock shows. We saw it in Houston [...]