With November being Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we often find ourselves reading content that discusses more common lung ailments; however, when it comes to farming, a particular type of cancer that targets the agricultural community is mesothelioma. This cancer primarily affects the lungs and is caused by exposure to a dangerous carcinogen known as asbestos.
Today, we honor those who serve and served in the U.S. armed forces. While it is vital we always honor and respect those that keep us safe during times of war and peace, today is a special day where we recognize these individuals for all they do. Scroll down to view some of the best quotes, inspiration, and remembrances in honor of Veterans Day 2019.
November brings with it, thoughts of family, friends and yummy foods! These thoughts are accompanied by the whirlwind of gift-giving, holiday parties and several other celebratory activities that seem to begin even before Halloween and will continue into the beginning of the new year.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is a serious concern for the farmer rancher population. Access to healthcare, financial crisis, adverse weather conditions, and the stigma around mental health issues all contribute to these concerns.
Mental health issues affects 1 in 5 individuals. This means people in your community, family, and where you work are dealing with this on a daily basis. We have included some tools and resources to help break the stigma and offer support of mental health care.
April 16th is National Gardening Day. According to the National Gardening Association (NGA), 1 out of 3 of households in the US grow food in a garden. Whether in a backyard garden, community garden, or in an urban setting, the number of gardeners in the US is on the rise.
There are numerous tools and equipment to assist individuals in the garden. Whether you are dealing with injury, a health condition, arthritis, etc. or you would like to prevent injuries from over-use, there are tools and equipment available for your needs.
When applying for funding, grants, or just making management decisions, agriculture producers are asked if they have a business plan. While business plans are very common in the business world, is it really necessary for a farm or ranch?
Thirty-five veterans and beginning farmers and ranchers were accepted into the 5th cohort of the BattleGround to Breaking Ground Project. The 3 day basic training was held at Millican Reserve outside of College Station.
As many of us know, tax season can be a very stressful time for a farmer/rancher. There are purchases and sales throughout the year, capital expenditures, credits, and deductions… but how do you make all of this fit together when its time to file your taxes?