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Texas farmers share their tips for selecting good fruit

By Jessica Domel Squeeze. Thump. Sniff. I’ve seen, and tried, it all. But what is truly the best way to pick good produce for your family? How do you get the best bang for your buck? Today, our Texas farmers share their tips for selecting good fruit. When checking out grapefruit, look for a nice, [...]

Do potatoes grow on trees?

By Jessica Domel Have you ever had a moment that made you stop, think and shake the cobwebs out of your mind before answering? As a farm girl, I frequently have those moments. You see, people like to ask me questions about where their food comes from. And I love to answer. Normally, the answers [...]

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 [...]

Agriculture is everywhere

By Shala Watson From the field to your home and everywhere in between, agriculture is there. Hidden in places across Texas. Down a long, winding country road. In your classroom, garage or grocery store. And let’s not forget your kitchen. Rural America is at the heart of our country’s success. Your success. And mine. It’s [...]

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 [...]