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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Pecan Brookies

By Kelly Bogard One of the biggest debates: Cookies or brownies? I'm team brownie, but my daughter is all about the cookies. But as long as they have pecans in them, both brownies and cookies will be eaten in my house before anyone notices what they are! Pecans are a staple in most southern households. [...]

A letter to our Carolina friends and family

By Justin Walker Last week, Hurricane Florence devastated North and South Carolina. Here’s a letter to those who have been affected. To those who have been impacted by Hurricane Florence, We see you. We feel your loss. We are praying for your recovery. The news coverage of the storm has been difficult to watch. At [...]

Tailgating: A Texas tradition

By Haley Herzog If there’s one thing Texas takes more seriously than its beef, it’s football. Texas not only has some of the best teams and fans in the nation, but it exceeds all expectations when it comes to tailgates. Go big or go home—that’s the mantra here. There are a few necessities that make [...]

Big isn’t bad in agriculture

By Julie Tomascik Big is bad, right? It’s what we’ve been led to believe about agriculture. There seems to be a lot of talk about big farms squeezing out small farms. Big farmers not caring about their land or livestock. And big farmers not caring for the environment. But that’s not true. And big isn’t [...]