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If you are interested in becoming a member of the Texas Watermelon Association please download the application here.
Click below to download the GO TEXAN Product Membership Application. Simply print, fill out, sign and mail. Remember to include the $25 membership fee along with the application. Checks should be made out to the Texas Department of Agriculture.
Please note that processing will take approximately three-six weeks due to the number of programs licensed by the agency. If you have any questions regarding your application contact Linda Hopson at (512) 463-7568 or e-mail .
Mail Application to:
Texas Department of Agriculture
Marketing and Promotion Division
P.O. Box 12076
Austin, Texas 78711-2076
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The first recorded watermelon harvest occurred nearly 5,000 years ago in Egypt.
Over 1,200 varieties of watermelons are grown worldwide in 96 countries.
Watermelons are 92% water.
Watermelon's official name is Citrullus Lanatus of the botanical family Curcurbitaceae. It is cousins to cucumbers, pumpkins and squash.
By weight, watermelon is the most-consumed melon in the U.S., followed by cantaloupe and honeydew.
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