What should you know about a starting a greenhouse operation?

What to do before you launch your greenhouse operation


Before you start building, consider these three factors.

How to prevent soil erosion


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.

What should you know about ranching?

Veteran advice for young ranchers


Ranching is challenging, which is why you should listen to these six tips from veteran ranchers about how to succeed in this business.

Farming and ranching in Texas: how to get started


So you’ve decided to go after your dream of owning a farm or ranch in Texas. Congratulations!

Heritage Land Bank to Mark 100th Anniversary with Yearlong Celebration


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.”

Is a land bank right for me?


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.

Planning your garden


Don't forget to read our six steps to ensure a successful gardening season this year!

Heritage Land Bank is offering over $10,000 in scholarships to 2017 graduating seniors.


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. 

What vegetables should you plant this winter?

What's fresh this winter growing season?


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.

The plants we use for Christmas


What are the different historical contexts of the unique plants we associate with Christmas?