For Texas farmers and ranchers, soil erosion is more than just an inconvenience — it can reduce crop yields, drive up production costs, damage water quality, and even create safety hazards for both people and animals. And while we have little control over the two main causes — wind and rain — we can take measures to minimize soil erosion and reduce its negative impact on our operations.
Ranching is challenging, which is why you should listen to these six tips from veteran ranchers about how to succeed in this business.
So you’ve decided to go after your dream of owning a farm or ranch in Texas. Congratulations!
Tyler, Texas (February 23, 2017) – In a special announcement today, Heritage Land Bank CEO, William “Bill” Tandy, outlined the bank’s plans to mark the 100th anniversary of the bank’s founding (1917) with special centennial events, community projects and promotions, culminating this fall with “100 Days Celebrating 100 Years.”
One of the most common questions we hear when people first meet us is “What is a land bank, anyway … and how do I know if I need one?” If you’ve been wondering the same thing, we’ve got the answers you need.
Don't forget to read our six steps to ensure a successful gardening season this year!
Heritage Land Bank is proud to support area youth by offering over $10,000 in scholarships to 2017 graduating seniors.
Four (4) scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who meet the eligibility requirements. To commemorate our hundred years in agriculture, Heritage Land Bank will also be awarding one (1) $1,000 scholarship.
Just because it's winter, it doesn't mean you can't still enjoy fresh produce! Here are a few vegetables you might want to plant this season.
What are the different historical contexts of the unique plants we associate with Christmas?
TYLER, Texas — Jennifer and Tim Giles of Celeste, Texas, recently saw firsthand how Farm Credit’s cooperative structure and unique funding mechanism enable it to help rural communities and agriculture thrive.