Gearing Up for a Successful Hay Harvest

03/18/19

This past year was certainly a tough one for stockmen baling hay. We were either too dry, too wet, or were getting the entire field eaten up by reoccurring waves of army worms.

3 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Farm

03/11/19

Here are a few tips you can use to spring clean and organize your farm.

It’s Time to Plant Fruit and Nut Trees

03/04/19

Now is the time for planting fruit and nut trees.

Heritage Land Bank Names Recipients of $3,000 in Grants

02/22/19

Tyler, Texas (February 22, 2019) – To support the next generation of Texas producers and landowners, Heritage Land Bank held a contest in which local FFA Chapters could apply to win funds for their chapter in for of a grant. Heritage set out to give away a total of $3,000 in grants to three deserving FFA chapters.

 

Local Land Bank Buys Grand Champion Lamb for $51,000

02/22/19

Fort Worth, Texas (February 20, 2019) – Heritage Land Bank purchased the Grand Champion Lamb for $51,000 from Shallowater 4-H student, Hudson Franklin at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (FWSSR) February 9, 2019.

 

3 Top Pieces of Advice for Owning and Running a Farm

02/20/19

Here are a few key tips for owning and running a farm from three industry leaders.

Do You Need to Apply Agricultural Limestone to your Pond?

02/18/19

Our ponds here in North East Texas are a lot like our pastures. We need to apply agricultural limestone in order to raise the pH and alkalinity.

Using Drip Irrigation to Conserve Water this Spring

02/13/19

Before we know it, spring will be here and many of you may be planning your spring gardens. The winter months are a great time to plan a way to supplement the rainfall our gardens depend on, especially if we have another dry spring and summer.

Gearing up for Potatoes

02/12/19

What I often consider a homely vegetable actually has its roots in South America. The potato was discovered at the same time the Spanish Conquistadors discovered gold. It later built a nation and then caused a tremendous disruption to that same country with the arrival of bacteria from a single fungus disease.

Dealing with Exposed Tree Roots

02/11/19

It happens over time. That beautiful tree that is such an asset in the landscape, that provides wonderful shade in the best possible place, will have its roots growing up above the lawn. These exposed roots can hamper mowing efforts and even be a walking hazard.

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