Farm Tours: Another perspective


I can’t believe it is already the middle of August! Where has the summer gone?! I feel like mine was spent dragging a suitcase through an airport, where I got more sleep on an airplane than I did in my … Continue reading

Oysters… Fun Fact Friday


This past week 1,300 agricultural focused extension folks from around the nation gathered in Mobile, Alabama for our annual conference. There are always great presentations, posters, vendors, and conversations that provide educational opportunities. But we also have a chance to … Continue reading

Alabama Delights…Wordless Wednesday


I have been in Alabama this week, from Huntsville to Mobile, and several places in between. Alabama is hosting the 99th annual National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) meeting. The food in the south is always fun, interesting, and … Continue reading

Some of DC’s best


I have been in Washington DC for the last four days with colleagues from other land grant universities in the mid-west working on leadership development (focused on influence, power, and more to come soon on that). In our daily assignments … Continue reading

Agriculture and Food: The dynamic duo


My colleague, Alice Henneman, a Food, Nutrition, and Health focused Educator and I started brainstorming several months ago how to combine both of our interests: agriculture and food. In my mind it is hard to separate agriculture from food. Without … Continue reading