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FFA isn’t just for farm kids

By Shala Watson Did you know you don’t have to be a farm kid to be in FFA? The blue corduroy jackets are worn by rural and urban students alike. Because the blue and gold of the FFA embodies leadership and the desire to learn and explore. And it’s especially highlighted during one week every [...]

February 21, 2017|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Reading, writing and agriculture?

By Shala Watson Chocolate milk comes from brown cows. All farmers wear overalls. And big farms are bad. Those food and farm myths are abundant—online and in the classroom. Leaving students feeling a little confused. That’s why agriculture deserves a place in all classrooms and in all teaching styles. From elementary to high school and [...]

Why be an ag grad?

By Shala Watson I didn’t grow up on a farm. I wasn’t active in FFA or 4-H when I was in high school. You could say I’m not your “typical” agricultural student. But I’m about to graduate with a degree in agricultural communication. How did I get there? It’s simple. I grew up in a [...]

Great to be part of the Farm Bureau team!

By Justin Green Hey Texas Table Top family! My name is Justin Green, and I would like to invite you along as I start my career at Texas Farm Bureau! My agriculture background started the day I was born. My dad was a high school agricultural teacher for 17 years, which sparked my interest in [...]