Month: July 2013

The next step in my road…

Well… I’m really not sure how I’ve been able to contain my excitement, but I’m finally able to share some great news about where the road will take me next. After several months of graduate school (and a few more to go), I have an awesome journey ahead! Beginning this August, I am the new […]

Guest Post: Update from the Oregon Grass Farmer

There is light at the end of tunnel for Grass Seed Harvest 2013 with about a week left of combining grass and two weeks for baling. I’ve mentioned previously that I live in the Grass Seed Capital of the World, growing about 70% of the world’s cool season grasses. My family farms annual ryegrass, fescue […]

Unplugging

I’ve wanted to do this for a while, now I have a good excuse. I’m packing my bags. Leaving town. I have a forages class where we will load up on a bus, travel for 14 days, across 7 states, camp along the way, and learn more about grazing lands across different regions of the […]

Chevy Silverado Ad Features Rural America (Video)

If you’ve tagged along on my social media feeds for very long, you’ll note that I’m a big fan of regional country music out of Oklahoma and Texas. After all, Stillwater, the home of my alma mater, is the origination of Red Dirt music. So a new ad from Chevy Silverado caught my ear with […]

Science Resources that support Biotechnology and GMO in food

Where can I find solid information resources on biotechnology, genetically modified organisms, and the seemingly endless list of science issues that arise in discussions centered around food today? This is a big question I receive when folks are involved in discussions about hot topics related to our food supply. Folks against GMOs have a seemingly […]

Blogstorming | Brainstorming blog ideas with search engine tools

There’s nothing worse for a writer than sitting down and not being able to form a complete sentence. No matter how hard you try, comprehending a complete thought seems next to impossible. For my fellow ag bloggers, I urge you to keep tapping into your endless material and try a little concept I have dubbed “blogstorming“. […]

How to deal with negativity in food conversations

“A man with a conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point.” Leon Festinger I’ve had many great opportunities in the past few years to speak with farmers […]

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