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Your Tree Planter is Saving the World – One Tree, One Planting Tube and One Weed Mat at a Time

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

If you farm within the sprawling Chesapeake Bay Watershed or other sensitive watersheds around the country, there is a better than even chance, you’ve heard about USDA Riparian Forest Buffer Programs. These initiatives supported by the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership are actively working, in earnest, to take whatever strategies or financial measures possible, to […]

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Rickie Roddy – Texas Small Farmer of the Year, 2017

By   /  May 28, 2018  /  Consider This  /  No Comments

Rickie Roddy knew he was going to be a rancher early on. To get started, he saved up his money, and bought his first cow at the age of 13. “My dreams are coming true,” he says. “A 13-year old, you have big dreams. But a 13-year-old getting a cow, that was a big step […]

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The Best Farm Girl Birthday Party Ever!

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  Consider This  /  No Comments

Doug Ferguson’s daughter wanted to have her 6th birthday party at the sale barn. It took some creativity to turn her wish into reality. But, not only did Doug Ferguson pull it off, people are still talking about what fun it was a year later!

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A Major North American Climate Boundary Moves East

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

The 100th Meridian is one of only two climate divides in the world. (The other divides the Sahara Desert from the rest of Africa.) Now scientists have found this line is moving east, and that could impact how we farm and ranch in the future.

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Walking the Walk, Talking the Talk: Our 2018 Ranch Walk-About

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

A lot of folks talk about how non-farmers need to understand where their food comes from and what farming and ranching is all about. Here’s how John Marble is actually doing something about it.

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