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How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a common sight…

The Good Life of Hoops and Ranching in Perryton

The Good Life of Hoops and Ranching in Perryton

…and ranching to oil and gas production to some of the archeological finds in this area.” Classic Burgers “You can’t…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…wide open spaces, land long ago cleared for farming and ranching. Like Bonham, the old train station in Paris is…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…tamarisk, and mesquite trees, farmers raised crops for subsistence and to sell to area mining and ranching communities. Most evidence…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

…for the company’s products to come full circle. “Because Phil’s background isn’t in ranching, my job has been to morph…

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…86. Then, drive 28 miles south on US 70 through some spectacular ranching country to Matador. Matador was a frequent…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…referring to nearby ranching hubs. In my attempt at a rebuttal, I pointed out that although city leaders in Sugar…

New Lubbock Attractions Bring an Artsy Flair to the Ranching Town

New Lubbock Attractions Bring an Artsy Flair to the Ranching Town

…National Ranching Heritage Center The sprawling indoor/outdoor museum contains thousands of artifacts including a gallery of Western art, shelves of…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…of those things—the moment it’s over, people forget it.” In Lubbock, a visit to the National Ranching Heritage Center illuminates…

Riding High at Dude Ranches

Riding High at Dude Ranches

…“Hey dude.” Dude ranching reached its early heyday in the Roaring Twenties. Texas’ first dude ranches, such as the Prude…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

…an enigma, and even longtime citizens can’t quickly explain the intrigue created when ranching heritage, art connoisseurs, writers, musicians, and…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…Verde County. Start your tour in the ranching community of Comstock, near the intersection of US 90 and Texas 163,…

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

…its rich Hispanic heritage, plethora of old ranching families, and vast, dusty, windswept panoramas, it’s a far cry from the…

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

ranching and roundups. In fact, historic and prehistoric sites can be seen throughout the park, including collapsing adobes, dry-stack walls…

Welcome to Quitaque

Welcome to Quitaque

…“Quitaque” was the Comanche word for “end of the trail.” Ranching is still at the heart of Quitaque, and it’s…

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