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About Jennifer Dorsett

Field Editor Texas Farm Bureau I love the smell of rain hitting hot red dirt, a sunset view from the porch and the melt-in-your-mouth taste of a piece of moist brisket. I love everything about Texas, plain and simple.

Transformation Tuesday: Peanuts

By Jennifer Dorsett A snack for America’s favorite pastime. Tasty homemade candy and nut mixes. Or a peanut butter and jelly sandwich just the way you like it—a thick smear of peanut butter and the crusts cut off. What do they all have in common? Peanuts. But how do they get from the field to [...]

Pennies on the dollar

by Jennifer Dorsett Make your list and check it twice. Then, check your budget. It’s a process many of us go through before we head to the grocery store. Once there, we put our groceries in the basket, check out and probably grumble a bit about the bill. While we certainly encounter sticker shock occasionally [...]

Celebrating Texas Independence Day

By Jennifer Dorsett March 2, 1836. A day etched in Texas history. It’s the day Texas was declared a republic, despite the odds. It’s Texas Independence Day. That day Texas legends were born. Today, we honor those Texans, their independence and fortitude. We remember the Alamo. Remember Goliad. We celebrate the vision they fought so [...]

5 things you should know about Texas agriculture

By Jennifer Dorsett Everything’s bigger and better in the Lone Star State. Even agriculture. I’ve put quite a few miles on my vehicle in the last month as I traveled to visit some of our state’s farmers and ranchers. And there are five things I think everyone should know about Texas agriculture. 5. There are [...]

February 27, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: |0 Comments

Rural doesn’t mean irrelevant

By Jennifer Dorsett “Rural” seems to be a buzzword lately. And you know what? I’m glad rural America is on the radar these days. I’m a product of rural America. But I’ve seen with my own eyes how, over the past several decades, a slow decline has crept across our small towns and communities as [...]

February 6, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments