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10 signs you grew up on a farm

By Julie Tomascik Growing up country offers the biggest playground of fields that stretch for miles, open skies and back roads just waiting to be explored. Farm and ranch kids take it all in. And grow a fond appreciation for independence and quality time with family. Kicking up dust and learning life lessons just comes with [...]

August 27, 2019|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Peaches are a Texas summertime favorite

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist There’s nothing quite like biting into a sweet, scrumptious Texas peach on a hot day. The flavor is just what’s needed to cool off. And with this summer heat in Texas, it couldn’t be a better time to celebrate National Peach Month! There’s a big demand for Texas peaches. Summertime [...]

August 20, 2019|Categories: Featured, Fruits, Peaches|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

10 things kids learn growing up on a farm

By Julie Tomascik Families are taking their last vacations. Teachers are preparing lessons. Parents and kids are walking the aisles, picking out new clothes and school supplies. Because summer is coming to an end. Students are getting ready to head back to school where they learn textbook essentials—math, science and reading. Things they’ll use for [...]

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 [...]

July 2, 2019|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

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 [...]