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Agriculture is for all Texans

By Jennifer Dorsett Farmers and ranchers are responsible for growing our food and fiber. But they’re not alone in working in agriculture. In fact, one in seven working Texans has a job related to agriculture. There are teachers, scientists, chefs, communicators and more. It takes all of them working together with farmers and ranchers to [...]

October 2, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Where would America be without agriculture?

By Jennifer Dorsett Field Editor It’s almost our nation’s birthday! Tomorrow marks the 242nd year since our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. We celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and flags, parades and patriotism. But the holiday wouldn’t be the same without some of our favorite foods grown and raised by American farmers. In [...]

Transformation Tuesday: Rice

By Shala Gean Rice. It’s a staple in many homes across the U.S. and the world. Fried rice. Spanish rice. It can be mixed with vegetables, soups and even used in desserts like rice pudding. Rice is one of the oldest known foods consumed by humans. It is tiny, but mighty. And packed with nutrients! [...]

Fun on the farm

By Shala Gean The weather is starting to cool. The air is crisp. Kids are back in school. And the outdoor activities are just beginning. It’s almost fall! Even though it might be tough to believe, there is more to fall than pumpkin spice lattes. Although, I do enjoy my fair share of those! Fall [...]

September 12, 2017|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flat Friends help students engage with Texas agriculture

By Jessica Domel For the past few weeks, 23 elementary school students from the San Antonio area have followed me throughout my day-to-day life, learning about Texas agriculture. But instead of having the children board a bus each day, our connection is made digitally thanks to an eight-inch tall man with a bright red tie. [...]