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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.

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

Who’s wrong? Who’s right?

By Jessica Domel Every day we face small battles. The battle to be on time. The battle to do your best. The battle to make ourselves happy. But lately, many of us have found ourselves battling something else entirely–one another. On Facebook and Twitter, I find long-time friends and even family members arguing about things [...]

July 12, 2016|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Celebrating a happy, healthy Fourth of July

The temperature is rising. The days are getting longer. The Fourth of July is right around the corner. This time of year, there are plenty of ways to celebrate not only our country's independence, but also our great state. You can visit one of our many state parks, a local lake or, my personal favorite, [...]

Five reasons every kid should have a garden

By Jessica Domel When I was little, I thought everyone had a garden. Where else would squash, potatoes and tomatoes come from? I realized some produce came from the grocery store, of course, but I just assumed everyone could go outside, pick a tomato and eat it right there. It wasn't until I was a [...]