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What’s in a food label?

By Shala Watson Take a walk down the supermarket aisle. What do you see? Food labels galore! Non-GMO. Gluten-free. Organic. All natural. You name it, you can probably find it. But what do the labels really mean? Are they in our best interest or a marketing ploy to get us to spend more money on [...]

Top 7 New Year’s resolutions—farmer style

By Julie Tomascik New Year’s resolutions. We all make them. And we love to break them! It’s easy to make the list, but how many of us actually stick to them? And what does a list of New Year’s resolutions look like for farmers and ranchers anyway? Here’s the top 7 items on our list… [...]

GMO fear isn’t justified

By Julie Tomascik Like safe, nutritious foods? At an affordable price? Genetic modification has long played a role to bring that to your dinner table. Every day. Although it’s been highly debated. Often criticized. And never fully appreciated. It’s a well-known food fight. One that CBS News tackled this weekend. Taking a look at GMOs [...]

The choice is yours

By Julie Tomascik Fresh food straight from the garden. Crops ready to harvest in the field. Both have to start somewhere. With a seed. And unlimited options. Different varieties. Numerous brands. Diverse technology. It’s a tough decision. One that both farmers and gardeners have to dig deeper into. So much goes into that choice. Soil [...]

June 9, 2015|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Chipotle: Marketing machine or responsible food supplier?

By Julie Tomascik No more GMOs? That’s the route Chipotle announced it’s taking. Because the burrito giant wants to sell food with “integrity.” I admire that. But I don’t admire the fear-driven marketing scheme that misleads consumers like you and me. The marketing plan they use 365 days a year. Chipotle wants you to believe [...]