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About Jessica Domel

Field Editor Texas Farm Bureau As a farmer's daughter and granddaughter, I believe life is best experienced on the farm. I believe Texas agriculture is the backbone of our economy, and we should be proud to show our Texas roots. Follow Jessica on Twitter.

My Texan ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’

By Jessica Domel I’ve had the Twelve Days of Christmas stuck in my head for three days, except it’s not really the traditional Twelve Days of Christmas–mainly because I can never remember anything past the “Five Golden Rings.” You see, I have a sort of Texas “Twelve Days of Christmas” stuck in my head. It goes a little [...]

Talking to Farmers 101

By Jessica Domel At the county fair, coffee shop or in the field, Texas farmers are some of the nicest people you'll ever meet. They'll shake your hand, look you in the eye and share their story with you. But what if talking "agriculture" seems a bit intimidating? Here are a few tips to get [...]

Transformation Tuesday: Soybeans

By Jessica Domel If you take medication, bake, eat salad or cereal, soybeans play a role in your life. Not only are the beans used to make items like soy cheese and milk, they’re also used in a wide spectrum of other products. Soybean oil, for example, is used to make margarine, salad dressing and [...]

Animal abuse on Texas ranches and dairies?

By Jessica Domel The sun is barely peeking through the clouds, and they're already hard at work feeding cows, milking and answering business calls. They've only had a few hours of sleep, and the day won't be over for another 10-12 hours. They're a Texas dairy producer. A rancher. Or maybe just a fan of livestock. Sometimes, all three. Taking [...]

Transformation Tuesday: Grain Sorghum

By Jessica Domel In the field, restaurant and your home, grain sorghum is a small grain that packs a big punch. Drive around Texas right now and you’re sure to see some of the high-energy, drought-tolerant crop. While some farmers are already harvesting the crop, others anxiously await their turn to bring in the colorful [...]

July 26, 2016|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , , |3 Comments