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Winner, winner 10 chicken recipes for dinner

By Jennifer Dorsett Need some inspiration for chicken recipes? We’re here to help! These are some of our favorites from throughout the years at Texas Table Top. I’ve also included some ideas for modifications and substitutions in case some of the ingredients aren’t on hand. Use the recipes as a base and get creative! King [...]

Beef recipe round-up

By Jennifer Dorsett Where’s the beef? Well, beef cattle are raised in all 50 states. In fact, we have more than 13 million head of cattle in Texas alone, which makes us the top cattle state in the U.S. In 2018, Americans ate more than 26 billion pounds of beef, which is equal to about [...]

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Agriculture’s classroom is full of lessons

The new “normal” right now may be distance learning as we navigate the coronavirus pandemic, but hands-on lessons are still taking place on Texas farms and ranches. That’s because agriculture can enhance the lessons students are learning through school curriculum. Like using math to develop feed rations for livestock or how much fertilizer should be [...]

Coronavirus pandemic brings back images of days gone by

By Jennifer Dorsett Life sure has changed for the average American. We’re working from home, homeschooling kids, planting gardens, cooking most of our meals…in fact, we’re living much like our pioneering forefathers did. In Colonial America, agriculture was the primary occupation for about 90 percent of the population. Life was hard. Days revolved around growing [...]

Herd health practices prevent disease

By Jennifer Dorsett COVID-19 has caused sweeping changes in the way we live and work. Social distancing, kids learning at home, work-from-home arrangements, shelter-in-place orders, stockpiling of groceries and household essentials…it’s a strange era in our nation’s history. We’ve never experienced anything like this. But that doesn’t mean we should despair. To prevent a massive [...]

Spring break—farm kid style

By Julie Tomascik The cool, dreary weather is fading into warmer days filled with the sights, smells and sounds of agriculture coming to life in the spring. Families are taking vacations. Teachers are recovering. And many farm kids are getting dirty. Because it’s finally spring break! In Texas, spring breaks are staggered for the schools. [...]

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