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dryland-cotton

The Texas Dryland Cotton Crop Looks Good This Year VIDEO

While I was in Lubbock for work recently, I decided to add on a personal night so I could play in a couple of cotton fields!  There is something about Texas dryland cotton that has always captured my imagination — heck my first video post shows a really short glimpse at it. The crop is […]

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I is for Irrigation — Water Use & Conservation on the Farm

Irrigation is one of those crop practices that was really near and dear to people’s hearts last year since so much of the U.S. had a drought last year. I know here in St. Louis we all longed for rain and in the meantime, I was glad I had a timer on my soaker hose […]

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irrigated & dryland side-by-side

Cotton 101: Impact of Irrigation / Drought on the Texas Cotton Crop (VIDEO)

I giggle now and then when a farming friend somewhere tags me in a photo on Facebook. It’s especially interesting when it’s somewhere I haven’t been or someone I haven’t seen in a very long time. I’ve had photos of trucks, animals, fields and big rigs tagged as me. That’s what was running through my […]

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Agricultural Production in Israel’s Coastal Plains & the Galilee Region

It happens to me everywhere I go, no matter what I mean to do. Somehow, the very presence of farms draws my attention from anything else. My first visit to agricultural production in the Mediterranean was by car with a dear friend who was showing me around Turkey. The bazillion questions I asked him and […]

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Irrigated vs dryland cotton (Sept 09)

Several weeks ago I was in Texas for a field day & some meetings.  Threw this video together quickly and figured now that I’ve started the blog, I may as well just post it here.  No reason I should expect folks to go find it on YouTube.  Anyway, if you don’t know how important water […]

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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 […]

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