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FFA is lame? An Open Letter to PETA2 From New Ag Teacher

I wont lie. Finishing grad school and being a new teacher has limited my time for social media interactions lately. But when I did take a few minutes to log on, I became frustrated rather quickly. This week, a negative post was released about an incredible educational and leadership organization, the National FFA. To prevent Read More


The GMO Debate & Campbell’s Switch

Campbell’s made the news in a big way this week – releasing a statement that they plan to change their stance on labeling their food products that contain “Genetically Modified Organisms” (GMO’s). They’ve been staunchly opposed to mandatory labeling of products, even working to defeat several state wide ballot initiatives for mandatory labeling. At first, Read More

I Know My Farmer

Not a Resolution, but a Request for the New Year

I’m typically not one for New Year’s Resolutions or the “New Year, New Me” hype that is typical of the new year. I’m more of a “set goals ↔ track progress ↔ evaluate” in a cyclic, year round fashion, type of person. But this year, I do have a few resolutions – I am resolving to stress less and Read More