The culture built through producers working to meet the specifications of the brand to provide consumers with performing product is the cornerstone of CAB. All parts work together through every single stage of the cycle to ensure that what is being created internally is being presented externally.
The Sorghum Checkoff continues to seek ways to connect international buyers to U.S. sorghum. If seeing is believing, they hope to continue promoting the belief in the superiority of U.S. sorghum by providing buyers with opportunities to see their product – whether that be traditionally or virtually.
What started out as custom feeding 10 to 12 cattle each year for themselves, family, and friends has turned into the family’s farm-to-table beef business, The Meat Hoss.
This shared dedication led to a partnership that changed the way science is taught in some Texas elementary classrooms.
A vineyard is an expensive, long-term investment in comparison to other agricultural pursuits. Bolen said one acre of winemaking grapes can cost upwards of $10,000 and take three to five years for a return on investment. Managing a vineyard is a time-intensive and largely un- mechanized endeavor. Growing grapes is hard enough as is without the added stress of protecting your crop from one of the most powerful herbicides commercially available to farmers.
The spray of water droplets hitting the sandy ground arc tiny rainbows in the summer sun. The big black tires of the pivot irrigation system inch forward acre by acre and soak the little two-leaved seedlings in an endless circle. It’s growing season on the High Plains.
Agricultural commodity organizations manage to stay in cahoots with the Capitol through the use of computers and virtual communication.
With faith leading perseverance, integrity nurturing successful land stewardship, strength stimulating empowerment, and excellence keeping the legendary Four Sixes Ranch alive, the 150-year-old operation carries a legacy like no other.
“My job is to the best of my ability and the dog’s ability to protect American ag from potential pests, diseases, invasive plant species, to also protect endangered or protected species of animals or plants,” Jordan said.
In the world of commercial agriculture, it is often difficult for companies to get positive attention. When less than 1 percent of the population is feeding and clothing the rest of the world, agriculturists’ voices often get drowned out in a sea of opinions.
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It was the fall of 1976, about a month before cotton harvest would gear up. Doug Hlavaty and a group of friends head to the Cow Palace, a local hangout in Lubbock, Texas. It was a typical night with friends until Valerie Jones, a slender brown-eyed girl with a style all her own, walked into the bar.
Red Rivers strolls slowly, but purposefully, through the Bayer Museum of Agriculture as he points to gleaming tractors and offers information on the different exhibits.
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Children are the future, and the Bayer Museum of Agriculture believes that to be true. Although the museum caters to many different age groups, but feels like they are missing the younger generation.
“We have dirt in our veins; that’s what makes Trilogy Cellars completely different.”
Everyday advances are being made in the technology and practices used in the breeding industry and the Four Sixes is at the forefront of it all. Blodgett said there are not many businesses that have been around since the 1800s, yet the Four Sixes is still operating.
Peanut harvest had just started in Shallowater, Texas. Dust was rolling through the air, and the headlights of the combine could be seen for miles. Inside the Furgeson house, a newborn had broken out in hives, with her belly and legs covered in whelps.
Technology is a driving force for society. As defined by Webster’s Dictionary, technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry. Farming is no exception.
A couple of cowboys were riding the canyons off the caprock in West Texas before daylight to bring in cows and calves for a full day’s work of branding. As the cowboys sat on top of a hill looking out over the canyon, the sun slowly crept above the horizon. Warm oranges and golds filled the early morning sky.
Nearly 80 years ago, the original candy man known as “Mr. Goodart” moved from rural Anton, Texas, to […]