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Grocery Price Watch: Thanksgiving for 10 Texans under $50

November 15, 2011|Categories: Featured, Food Prices|Tags: , , , , , |

By Amanda Hill If you’re the Thanksgiving cook of the house, you’ve probably already started preparing for, or at least thinking about, the holiday meal. With Thanksgiving just about a week away, Texas cooks are making their grocery lists and budgeting to feed their families and friends. According to Texas Farm Bureau’s Thanksgiving Meal Report, [...]

Grocery Price Watch: Texas food prices hold steady

September 27, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By Amanda Hill Food prices at Texas grocery stores appear to be holding steady, for now. Today, Texas Farm Bureau released its third quarter Grocery Price Watch survey, which monitors the cost of 16 staple food products across the Lone Star State. This latest survey shows Texans are paying slight more—72 cents—than they did in [...]

Food prices roller coaster

September 22, 2015|Categories: Featured, Food Prices, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Truth in rising food prices

August 14, 2012|Categories: Food Prices|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Amanda Hill I keep a close eye on food prices—mostly for my own family's budget, but also for Texas Farm Bureau's Grocery Price Watch. I wonder, though, how many shoppers know why food prices increase. If you watch the news, you've probably heard stories about how the devastating U.S. drought—a drought that caused billions of [...]

What’s fueling food prices? (part 1 of 4)

March 30, 2011|Categories: Food Prices|Tags: , , |

The following posts ran as an article in the Spring 2011 issue of Texas Farm Bureau’s Texas Neighbors publication. Other resources on food prices include a video and a three-part audio series found here: part 1, part 2, part 3. We all know the feeling—standing at the grocery store check-out, checkbook in hand, waiting for the [...]

Price at the pump (food prices, part 3 of 4)

March 30, 2011|Categories: Food Prices|Tags: |

Read part 2 of 4 Fuel is a major expense for most Americans and especially for farmers and ranchers. They depend on fuel to run their tractors. Petroleum is the seedstock for synthetic fertilizers to grow healthy crops, and fuel powers the trucks that transport their goods from the field to the store. “The biggest [...]

It’s almost here–my favorite time of year!

November 19, 2013|Categories: Featured, Food Prices|Tags: , , |

By Jessica Domel With Christmas trees popping up all over town, carols playing on the radio and holiday gift guides making their way to my mailbox, it would be almost easy to forget that one of my favorite holidays of the year is rapidly approaching. Poor Thanksgiving has been stepped on a bit this year, [...]

Extreme couponing & other savings tips

July 6, 2011|Categories: Featured, Food Prices|Tags: , , , , , |

By Amanda Hill Ok, I’ll admit it.  I’m a fan of the extreme couponing show that’s been on TV recently. These women (and men) spend countless hours clipping coupons, scouring newspapers and websites for the best deals and mapping store routes to strategize their next shopping trip. That takes some serious dedication to saving money. [...]

Ongoing supply chain issues aren’t a farm supply issue

November 2, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, Featured|Tags: , |

By Jennifer Whitlock It feels like every time I read or watch the news lately, one of the top headlines has something to do with supply chain issues. Vehicles, toys, clothing and numerous other consumer goods are in short supply. That makes sense. They’re either made overseas or require parts from overseas, so if we’re [...]

‘Tis the season for giving thanks

November 25, 2020|Categories: Featured, Holiday Treats|Tags: , |

We’re closing in on Thanksgiving. Let’s take time to give thanks for our blessings and for agriculture.