Texas Table Top—Celebrating the foods, places and people of the Lone Star State.



It’s only natural

By Jennifer Dorsett Heading into the fifth month since COVID-19 was first reported, many of us have come face-to-face with a sobering realization: sometimes, nature is actively seeking to harm us. But it’s nothing personal. In fact, it’s only natural. Diseases are about as natural as they come. Bacteria and viruses evolve or mutate over [...]

Evolution of Texas agriculture hasn’t changed the mission

By Justin Walker The world is constantly changing. And Texas agriculture is no exception. The farms and ranches we see today are vastly different from those our grandparents grew up with, which were advanced compared to their grandparents. Agriculture’s evolution is widely associated with technological advancements. Like GPS, self-driving tractors, automated technology, drones and biotechnology. [...]

August 21, 2018|Categories: Agriculture Policy, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sky’s the limit with drones

By Haley Herzog Look up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a drone! And it’s another tool for farmers and ranchers to use, joining tractors and combines as mainstays on the farm. Over the last few years, unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, have taken off, giving flight to agriculture’s [...]

The future of food from a visionary

By Nathan Smith Bill Gates is a multi-billionaire, tech guru, philanthropist and an inspiration for computer nerds everywhere. Did you know he’s also a foodie? I say “foodie” in the sense that he is concerned about the future of our food. These days, who isn’t? Based on his recently published annual letter, Gates is putting his [...]

January 31, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments