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Cotton the Fabric of Our Lives and Cotton is Our Culture

I remember three cotton TV commercials with a message of “cotton is the fabric of our lives”.   This cotton theme has survived for decades.  Visuals from the commercial showed an image of a cotton boll with light breezy clothes blowing gently in the wind hanging on an outdoors clothes line.  There were images of people… Continue reading Cotton the Fabric of Our Lives and Cotton is Our Culture

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“Never Do Anything Until After You Sleep on it.”

As you have read from our previous blogs, we all gained and learned many different things from out visit to the Eastern Shore for Seminar II.  Below is my "Top 10" things gained from Session II: Personally, blogging needs to be done ASAP 2017 was the largest crop of U.S. Peanuts ever There are two… Continue reading “Never Do Anything Until After You Sleep on it.”

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This is exactly why I signed up for VALOR!

The title summarizes my feelings following our tour of Eastern Virginia. I have been immersed in the dairy industry my entire life, so learning about other agricultural commodities is one of my main goals in participating in VALOR. My mind felt like a sponge soaking up so much information about production practices, processing, marketing, trade,… Continue reading This is exactly why I signed up for VALOR!