Learn what affects the price of food.
By Julie Tomascik A headline. It’s eye opening. But is it true? It’s how we get our news in today’s fast-paced society. Short snippets catch our attention and influence our decisions, including those about agriculture. Like food choices, farming and ranching practices and more. But it’s a new year. A time to ask questions. And [...]
A time for family, fun and cost-savings. Yup, you read that right. You can carve your Thanksgiving turkey—and eat it, too—without digging deep into your wallet. Because prices are down during this holiday season. For the second year in a row. And shoppers are flooding grocery stores to prep for the holiday feast. Finding those [...]
By Julie Tomascik What goes up must come down. Even if it takes a while. That’s the case with Texas food prices, which dropped slightly in the third quarter. Lean ground beef led the decrease at the meat counter, according to Texas Farm Bureau’s Grocery Price Watch survey. The protein fell to $4.30 per pound [...]
By Julie Tomascik The inevitable trip to the grocery store. It’s usually weekly for most. Sometimes more often. And it comes at a cost. One that’s been on the rise lately for Texas shoppers. And second quarter grocery prices in the Lone Star State once again showed an increase—97 cents for a basket of 16 [...]
By Julie Tomascik Up, up and up. We’ve seen food prices rise over the last couple of years. But not for the beginning of 2015. Texas Farm Bureau’s Grocery Price Watch survey found food prices for the first quarter of 2015 register a slight decline of nearly three percent, ringing in at $49.04 for a basket [...]