Author: Jillian

My First Farmer’s Market Trip of the Year (… and a soapbox rant)

**Let me go ahead and give full disclosure here. I am a former college intern of Monsanto. I am no longer employed by Monsanto. I am the wife of a farmer who uses biotechnology on the farm. I am an agriculture teacher who talks about the science of biotechnology every year at school. I have […]

Walking by Faith: Changes, Changes, Changes

Hello long lost readers! It’s been awhile! I apologize for the blog silence over the past few months but we’ve had quite a few changes around here! I guess you could say Jared and I have been going through an adjustment period. Here’s the latest:   The (Produce) Farm: What’s New: Produce… lots and lots […]

Feed My Sheep Farm

This was a common sight in Haiti: Hunger is a fact of life in Haiti. In fact, according to World Vision’s website, 2.4 million Haitians cannot afford the recommended minimum daily calories. One look into those twins faces on Christmas … Continue reading

Is Vocational Education Possible in Haiti?

I became an agriculture teacher after finishing college, getting married and moving back to the region that I grew up in. Becoming an ag teacher had never been on my radar throughout college but seemed to be the best way … Continue reading

Planting, Pictures and Mishaps

Greetings friends! Here’s a quick photo catch-up of what’s happening on the farm. This planting season started off with a few mishaps. As we were preparing some of our conventional tillage fields, Jared broke or lost a key pin that … Continue reading

GPS: Where are we going?

Uncle Gene recently invested into a small guidance system for the farm. So far, the guys have really enjoyed fiddling around with it and learning how it works. I posted a picture on my Facebook today of Jared setting it … Continue reading

Closing Out Cotton Season

I am so thankful that cotton season is coming to a close. As I write this, Jared is hurrying to harvest the last 30 acres or so before the rain moves in. Since, I have been an absent blogger, here … Continue reading

Fluffin’ and Pickin’

Today the boys have the wonderful pleasure of fluffing peanuts. (Notice the hints of sarcasm!) We fluff peanuts for two reasons. One, it helps them to dry out on the bottom so we can pick them sooner rather than later. … Continue reading