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FFA food booth

Love Those Cotton Blue & Gold FFA Jackets! A Guest Post from An Advocate for Ag

I have had a guest series of posts related to cotton getting a bit dusty. I needed to dust it off and get back into getting people to tell their stories of how cotton is the fabric of their lives here on my blog. I have been one of many  talking about FFA on social […]

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Virginia FFA students

Have you heard it’s National FFA Week?

National FFA is a youth leadership program that aligns with agricultural education in schools throughout the U.S and several foreign countries. I didn’t grow up in a world where the highly recognizable blue corduroy jackets were commonplace, but I sure landed in an industry where I have come to appreciate the work behind them. I’ve […]

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Thankful for the Potential Our Youth Offer!

Yesterday, I hopped on a plane to come to Louisville, KY. It’s a trip I haven’t made often, but I was excited about it because I was going to get to see a very different part of the world for a bit. Louisville is hosting the National FFA Convention (a lot of people remember FFA’s […]

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My Friend Bob, an American cotton & grain farmer, explains how a cotton picker works to my niece Alicia

A Song for the American Farmer by Steve Azar

Today, someone shared this song on Facebook and I decided to put it up instead of the photos I’d thought about sharing for Wordless Wednesday but instead I’m getting a little wordy. I have heard it numerous times, every time I do, I take time to really listen to the words. I hope you are […]

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a mama sheep with her new baby lambs

VIDEO: Interview with Matt Eddy of the Iowa State Fair’s Animal Learning Center

  In February, I wrote a post asking about places and things I should see as I get to know the Midwest. One of the people who took time to give me his ideas was Matt Eddy aka Twitter’s @aged4me. Matt had simple suggestions for me as I asked my questions: Where are you or […]

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