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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 [...]

Organic v. conventional: What’s the difference?

By Amy Halfmann I love grocery pickup. Order online, someone fights the crowds for you, the babies sleep while another someone loads the groceries. What could be the problem? Accidentally selecting the wrong groceries. Sometimes online shopping can be deceiving. I thought I was buying plain ole yellow squash and zucchini. Except when I got [...]

Livestock shows are more than just banners, plaques

By Justin Walker Travel. Show. Repeat. That’s the life of many youth in Texas during the major stock show season, which begins in January and ended late last month. And county stock shows are still going strong throughout the year. Sometimes folks don’t truly understand the importance of stock shows. We saw it in Houston [...]

Where’s March Madness without Texas agriculture?

By Justin Walker Sixty-eight teams. Fourteen cities. Three weeks. March Madness is one of the most exciting times in the sporting world. College basketball fans from across the country will be watching anxiously on Sunday night to see if their team will be called. Next Tuesday, the madness begins. But preparation began long ago for [...]

Dairy strong. All year long.

By Justin Walker Milk. Cheese. Yogurt. These items are regularly in my shopping cart, but they get their start on dairy farms like those right here in the Lone Star State. Although National Dairy Month is in June, February is a good time to recognize our dairy farmers. For their early morning milkings. Late night [...]

February 13, 2018|Categories: Agriculture Policy, Dairy, Featured, Texas Agriculture, Texas Products|Tags: , , , |0 Comments