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About Jennifer Dorsett

Field Editor Texas Farm Bureau I love the smell of rain hitting hot red dirt, a sunset view from the porch and the melt-in-your-mouth taste of a piece of moist brisket. I love everything about Texas, plain and simple.

Celebrating Texas Independence Day

By Jennifer Dorsett March 2, 1836. A day etched in Texas history. It’s the day Texas was declared a republic, despite the odds. It’s Texas Independence Day. That day Texas legends were born. Today, we honor those Texans, their independence and fortitude. We remember the Alamo. Remember Goliad. We celebrate the vision they fought so [...]

5 things you should know about Texas agriculture

By Jennifer Dorsett Everything’s bigger and better in the Lone Star State. Even agriculture. I’ve put quite a few miles on my vehicle in the last month as I traveled to visit some of our state’s farmers and ranchers. And there are five things I think everyone should know about Texas agriculture. 5. There are [...]

February 27, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: |0 Comments

Rural doesn’t mean irrelevant

By Jennifer Dorsett “Rural” seems to be a buzzword lately. And you know what? I’m glad rural America is on the radar these days. I’m a product of rural America. But I’ve seen with my own eyes how, over the past several decades, a slow decline has crept across our small towns and communities as [...]

February 6, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

What does it mean to ‘eat healthy?’

By Jennifer Dorsett For many of us, healthy eating was one of our top New Year’s resolutions. But what does that really mean? To me, it’s nutrition and moderation and not based on a trendy label. Now, I’m not a dietitian or a nutritionist. But I do know that most foods are good in moderation. [...]

January 16, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without Texas agriculture

By Jennifer Dorsett Ah, Christmas. A time to celebrate. A time of togetherness. A time to stop and be thankful for all the good in our lives. This year, I’m especially thankful for Texas farmers and ranchers. I’m always grateful to them. But as I put a little more thought into it, I realized just [...]