The Courageous Tick Riders Defending America’s Borders

Explore the heroic efforts of the “Tick Riders” along the Texas-Mexico border as they defend America’s agricultural industry and protect the fragile ecological balance of the region. Learn how they battle against the formidable fever tick, safeguarding livestock from Texas Cattle Fever and preserving livelihoods. Join us in celebrating the unwavering dedication of these courageous individuals, their holistic approach to environmental stewardship, and their profound impact on safeguarding America’s borders and ecosystems.

1950s TEXAS HILL COUNTRY AGRICULTURE: Resilience in the Face of Drought

Resilience in the Face of Drought: The Transformation of Texas Hill Country Agriculture in the 1950s

In the early 1950s, Texas Hill Country faced its greatest challenge as a severe drought transformed the once-lush landscape. This gripping account delves into the struggle of Hill Country’s agricultural community, their innovation in the face of adversity, and the enduring spirit that shaped the region’s future.