career advice - 101 lessons learned

Career Advice – 101 Lessons I Wish I Had Learned Earlier

If you have a question, go ask Twitter. While at times it can be a madhouse, I've found Twitter to still be a great source for conversation, banter, and new ideas. That's partly why I reference it as the coffee shop of social media during my training workshops. You can learn about your own industry, … Continue reading Career Advice – 101 Lessons I Wish I Had Learned Earlier

Raising Texas Cotton with Jeremy Brown | Agriculture Proud Podcast 027

Beyond the fence post also means that I must be involved. There are so many different aspects to agriculture. The more I learn through involvement, the better I can be as a farmer. I believe that it is important to “AgVocate” for agriculture at the local level and beyond. - Jeremy Brown, Beyond the Fence … Continue reading Raising Texas Cotton with Jeremy Brown | Agriculture Proud Podcast 027

Why Are You Agriculture Proud? National Agriculture Day 2017

Hard to believe, but the calendar rolls around on another anniversary for the Agriculture Proud blog! It all started on National Agriculture Day in 2010 and the site continues to grow with even larger audiences on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. If you'd like to learn where it all began, visit this archived post. Photo … Continue reading Why Are You Agriculture Proud? National Agriculture Day 2017

5 restaurants farmers should visit, including Chipotle

I'm well aware negative spin headlines garner all the attention these days. However, when a fellow ag blogger took on a list of restaurants people should avoid due to anti-science stances, I decided to take a positive look at the story. I believe it can be a mistake to slam the door in the face … Continue reading 5 restaurants farmers should visit, including Chipotle

Dealing with Unemployment and Finding a Career Path

On a Monday in mid-December, I received the unexpected news of company-wide layoffs as the business was restructuring. The company was relatively new in a competitive marketplace. Our rate of adoption was slow, but I’ve come to expect that when the world of agriculture meets technology. Investors wanted more and they wanted it yesterday. When … Continue reading Dealing with Unemployment and Finding a Career Path