The many definitions of "organic"

The many definitions of "organic"


"Organic" is an incredibly complex, multifaceted term. 

Avoiding ticks while farming and hunting

Avoiding ticks while farming and hunting


Fully enjoying the perks of life on farm and ranch land for sale in Texas does, from time to time, involve dealing with the occasional pest.

Heritage Land Bank and Texas Landowners Association Launch 2017 Texas Landscape Photo Contest


Tyler, Texas (July 19, 2017) – As part of its 100th Anniversary Celebration, Heritage Land Bank, along with Texas Landowners Association, today launched its 2017 Texas Landscape Photo Contest. The competition is open to all professional and amateur photographers 18 years of age and older, who are legal U.S. residents of Texas.

Farm pond management: Understanding oxygen depletion

Farm pond management: Understanding oxygen depletion


Avoiding oxygen depletion is critical for the survival of a pond's fish. 

Diseases affecting lawns

Diseases affecting lawns


This year, I've already visited with a number of folks who are having fungal problems with their lawns during the spring.

Heritage Land Bank Awards $11,000 in Scholarships to High School Seniors & Names Recipient of Special Centennial Scholarship


Tyler, Texas (May 26, 2017) – As part of its ongoing support of area youth, Heritage Land Bank is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 scholarship program for graduating high school seniors. Each of the four students selected will receive $2,500 towards his or her 2017-2018 freshman year at their chosen college or university.

3 online resources every Texas rancher needs


A successful rancher is a well-informed rancher, and it seems like the more we learn, the more we learn we don’t know. Fortunately, a few clicks of the mouse (or taps on our smartphones) are all we need to access news, expert advice, and other resources to help us run a more efficient, profitable ranching operation.

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.


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