The Fat Tire Cowboys are a group of Texans, primarily raised on the Llano Estacado, who share a background in agriculture and passion for aviation. What began with a simple YouTube post has blossomed into an international brand under the leadership of Bryan Rosa, from Tahoka, Texas. Rosa is better known as “La Rosa” to the other cowboys and their 28,000 followers across social media applications.
From a young age, Kristina Butts was involved in the agriculture and cattle industries. Because of that background, Kristina thought she would find a job within production agriculture after she graduated. Like many students, however—because of an opportunity to intern in Washington, D.C.—those plans changed. That opportunity blossomed into years of work in D.C., but more importantly, that opportunity grew into a habit of mentoring.
Jorge Romero-Habeych is a third year doctoral student from Florida. His researches focuses how farmers on the Southern High Plains reduce uncertainty.
A situation is playing out in the Texas Panhandle and local golf courses are feeling the heat. During […]
“We have dirt in our veins; that’s what makes Trilogy Cellars completely different.”
The Texas High Plains is home to roughly 4,000 acres of commercial vineyards and about 80 percent of […]
Water in Texas Water is undoubtedly one of the most important resources in Texas. The state of Texas […]
Tom, Dan, and Ben Griffin graduated from Texas Tech University like their father, and are the fifth generation to manage a portion of the family ranch in Borden County, Texas.
As he walked out the front door of his farmhouse, he met the crisp winter morning with an eagerness that comes with a new beginning. While this farm was familiar ground to 21-year-old Layton Schur, this day was the start of something new. He may have grown up on this farm, but now he was a real farmer.
Just north of Petersburg, in the High Plains of West Texas, lies what seems to be dry, unmanaged fields. The surface is cracked from the heat, and corn cobs from the past harvest litter the fields. But what actually lies in RN Hopper’s fields is anything but dry and unkempt. Beneath the surface is a world breaming with life and a future in sustainable agriculture.
The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation is working to help farmers utilize technology to conserve underground water. The […]
Born and raised in Burkburnett, Texas, Keith Easter said he is a rancher/farmer or vice versa. While […]