A post written at the gas station on a blackberry about sharing your passions with others by your car or truck.
Getting Your Word Out Globally Without Global Costs
In my most recent post about “rice world,” I gave a quick view of my visit at the International Rice Research Institute. Since I was going there with a couple of PhDs in plant breeding, I anticipated meeting with scientists (which was exactly what happened in a few other Los Banos institutes)! But I was in for a surprise and… Read More
How many kinds of rice do you know?
It’s amazing to me how many kinds of rice there are. I racked my brain trying to think of the ones I could name last week & came up REALLY SHORT! Long-grain rice is probably what I know best cause it’s what most of the farmers I know grow. Varieties like cypress, some of the new ones that carry the… Read More
The 2009 Blizzard Through the Tweets of Two Farmers
As the calendar clicked over to Christmas, I posted a blog entry on some of my thoughts about staying home for the holiday. Staying home was like a dream because I travel a lot and while I LOVE travel, the change of pace sounded like a fantastic idea. I took time to point out that a few farmer friends would… Read More
Crop circles on the High Plains
As I flew into Lubbock this week, I stared out the window. No matter how many times I see the High Plains, I’m always taken by how different it is than the other places I visit. In fact, I’d say it’s different than all the places I visit. I love it. I was also lovin the fact I could hop… Read More