Recipes from the Ranch: Two Ways to Turn Up the Taste

by Alise Nolan, The Ranch Kitchen In the last few years, black beans have found their way in to my pantry. They are a versatile vegetable that we can enjoy with more than just our Tex-Mex dishes. Black beans are not only delicious in these salsas, but are very high in fiber and a good […]

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Beat the Heat: Barn Misters on a Budget

Keeping your animals cool is an important part of the summer care routine and sometimes the budget or situation prevents installation of a professional misting system. We have two low-budget options that will help you beat the heat these final months of summer!   Option 1 :: DIY Misting System This, like a professionally installed […]

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Back to School Fashion from Southern Jewlz

  We asked Randa Yezak, owner of Southern Jewlz Boutique in College Station, TX, to give us the update on Back to School Fashion for the fall. Here are Randa’s picks on the must-have items for guys and girls and some tips and trends to watch for when picking new items for your fall wardrobe. […]

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Children’s Books About Agriculture

The world of reading begins at a young age, giving children opportunities to explore anything from A to Z. We’ve put together a list of our favorite children’s books covering all aspects of agriculture, from farming and ranching to by-products and compassion for animals and others. Levi’s Lost Calf by Amanda Radke: Amazon review: New […]

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Recipes from the Ranch: Sweet & Savory Summer Treat

By, Alise Nolan, The Ranch Kitchen In Texas, the crazy floods have resulted in a severe drought now and just the chance at a rain shower is a welcome sight. We all run from one piece of shade to the next and pray for an end to the incredible heat and the coming of fall. […]

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Beat the Heat: Airflow in Livestock Barns

Livestock barns vary in shapes, sizes and material, but it is always important to take airflow and circulation into consideration when creating an environment for your animals to thrive. During hot weather, getting the air moving is one of the simplest and most effective ways to keep livestock and exhibitors cool. Livestock facilities require both […]

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