1. You Bought Your First Pony — Now What?

    Congratulations! You’re a horse owner! You’ve waited perhaps years to buy your first pony or horse, and now that you’ve got one, the work begins. For starters, what do you feed your horse? When? What vaccinations does your horse need? When does your horse need shoeing? And what does its whinni…Read More

  2. How the Quality of Feed Affects an Animal

    In our last blog post, we touched very briefly on how the quality of feed that you’re feeding an animal that you’ll be showing can affect the animal itself. For those of you that may not have spent years working on a farm or raising animals, this may seem a little dramatic. The truth, however, i…Read More

  3. Tips for Your First Year of Showing Livestock

    Having the opportunity to work on a livestock market project is one that should never get passed up. Not only is this a great opportunity for children to learn more about animals, but it provides them with a chance to fully understand discipline and responsibility in regards to livestock. If you hav…Read More

  4. Common Garden Vegetable Problems and How to Fix Them

    So, you decided to paint your thumb green this year and it didn’t go as well as expected? Don’t fret, there are plenty of master gardeners and farmers that lose plants too. Backyard gardening is not always the easiest thing to do and takes some practice. This winter, learn as much as you can so …Read More

  5. Effects of Fertilizer on Livestock

    Livestock, like any living thing, is affected by the chemicals that they are exposed to. Some chemicals are intentionally used, such as medications, for the betterment of the animal's health. However, some chemicals can be detrimental to the health of livestock, and in turn, humans who consume lives…Read More

  6. Soil Testing to Get the Right Fertilizer

    Home improvement stores make growing a healthy lawn seem so simple. Purchase this product for the perfect lawn! However, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all fertilizer and lawn treatment product. Just as people differ and require different nutrients, so do lawns! If you have been asking yo…Read More

  7. 2018-2019 Livestock Shows

    2018-2019 Livestock Shows for the upcoming season are right around the corner! The calendar is set for the 2018-2019 Livestock Shows in Texas. Here are the dates and locations happening throughout Texas. Go to the links for each Stock Show to learn more about event schedules, entry forms, ticket inf…Read More

  8. How to Cure Summer Heat Stress in Your Lawn

    Texas Lawn Care You want your lawn to stay lush, thick, and green all year long, right? But, each year your lawn will be attacked by an environmental enemy, summer heat stress, more commonly referred to as summer drought stress. Long, hot days can bring about overall poor lawn health in addition to …Read More

  9. Solve Your Flea Problem Now! : Part Six

    FLEA CONTROL – HERE’S THE SOLUTION Welcome to the sixth and final installment in our flea series! Now that you have a firm understanding of the life of fleas and the problems associated with an infestation, now it’s time to do something about it! Here, we will give you the solutions — flea p…Read More

  10. Solve Your Flea Problem Now! : Part Five

    Where Do Fleas Live? Welcome back to our series about flea prevention and control. If you have been reading the previous articles, you may be starting to get curious about the lifestyle of these pests. In this installment, we will be discussing flea living preferences. Adult fleas prefer living on s…Read More