Month: September 2012

Love for Agriculture and Red Dirt music #WorthTheFight

Nothing in this life is free. Good things come to those who work hard, and for me that includes pursuing my passion. I’m proud of my roots at home in Arkansas. It’s a great state with many traditions, and great people who contribute to the world, but “you’re always 17 in your hometown.” Branching out […]

Feeling the Southwest Airlines LUV

I had a blast last month attending the AgChat Foundation Conference in Kansas City. We had just over 100 people in attendance; mostly farmers, ranchers, and those who provide support for Agriculture industries. Everyone had such a great time meeting in real life, those who we had networked with online. Because so many of us […]

Stanford releases literature review of organic foods

Earlier this week, a journal on Internal Medicine released a review from Stanford University which concluded that there are no significant health or safety benefits of choosing organic over conventionally grown foods. This is different from previous papers in that it is a review of recent, relevant studies, instead of a research study in itself. […]

What does Agriculture mean to you?

“Agriculture. It’s more than a part of life. It’s a passion, a lifestyle, a resilient community that works hard to feed the world.” I first put this statement together in November 2010 after asking several of my followers why they were thankful for Agriculture (see blog series). I learned so much from that series of […]

Family and Farming will persist through the Arkansas drought

A special Thank You to @Urban Magazine from Fort Smith, Arkansas for featuring my story and insight on this year’s drought and its impact on the farming community. Be sure to check out the original story and leave a comment on the @Urban Magazine website. Ryan Goodman is tracking the extreme drought from his home […]

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