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Trail Mix

By Kelly Bogard Summer is flying by! Or driving as the case might be. Many Texans are taking to the roads to explore the Lone Star State and the rest of our great nation. I remember riding in the car for many miles during the summer when I was growing up. And we always packed [...]

‘It’s Time’ to lead, inspire

By Haley Herzog Texas is known nationally for being bigger and better than all the rest. Bigger burgers. Bigger hair. Bigger hearts. And the biggest FFA organization in the United States. “It’s Time” for the 90th annual Texas FFA State Convention, and a sea of blue and gold has flooded Fort Worth as more than [...]

Vegetable Pie

By Kelly Bogard Have you been to the farmers market lately? Or even to the grocery store? I've been to both, and they're so bright and colorful with the fresh summer vegetables. Carrots, zucchini, eggplant, oh my! The flavors and the colors of this vegetable pie recipe taste like summer in a dish. And it's [...]

Where would America be without agriculture?

By Jennifer Dorsett Field Editor It’s almost our nation’s birthday! Tomorrow marks the 242nd year since our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. We celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and flags, parades and patriotism. But the holiday wouldn’t be the same without some of our favorite foods grown and raised by American farmers. In [...]

Red, White & Blue Icebox Cake

By Kelly Bogard Happy birthday, America! Okay, so I'm a few days early. But since the Fourth of July is in the middle of the week, I want to make sure I have everything ready for a big celebration. As we celebrate our nation's birthday, I hope you have a bounty to share with your [...]

What’s the beef with beef?

By Haley Herzog Why do some people have beef with beef? For generations, our parents and grandparents viewed beef as a nutritious and healthy food. Most of them can be identified as “meat and potato” kind of people. But today, views are much different. Opinions seem to be constantly divided between whether or not beef [...]