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Halloween starts on the farm

Candy, costumes and corn mazes. Oh my, it could be a spooky surprise! It’s fall, and Texans are ready for holiday frights and those sweet, tasty delights. But it wouldn’t be possible without Texas agriculture. Although Halloween traditions have evolved over time, many are still similar, and agriculture has always played a role. The glow [...]

A letter to our Carolina friends and family

By Justin Walker Last week, Hurricane Florence devastated North and South Carolina. Here’s a letter to those who have been affected. To those who have been impacted by Hurricane Florence, We see you. We feel your loss. We are praying for your recovery. The news coverage of the storm has been difficult to watch. At [...]

A taste of Texas

By Haley Herzog Pride in our state, determination and southern hospitality—it’s what everyone loves about Texas. And our unique culture is rooted in agriculture. But what makes Texas agriculture so special other than the people? Our diversity. With 254 counties, you’re sure to see different crops, farming practices and various livestock. One thing that’s always [...]

Trail Mix

By Kelly Bogard Summer is flying by! Or driving as the case might be. Many Texans are taking to the roads to explore the Lone Star State and the rest of our great nation. I remember riding in the car for many miles during the summer when I was growing up. And we always packed [...]

Red Pepper Hummus

By Kelly Bogard As you know, Texas farmers grow quite a few fruits, vegetables and grains in our great state. I'm sure you can name quite a few of them, but there are a few that may surprise you, too. Like Chickpeas. Also known as garbanzo beans, they're grown in North Texas. Farmers grow olives [...]