Sometimes I still shake my head in disbelief that my coming up with something to uses on Twitter, has stuck with me as a personal brand of sorts. But once JPlovesCOTTON started to stick, I embraced it, have even purposefully encouraged it. That takes a new step now. If you are seeing this in your subscription email, you wouldn’t see… Read More
Looking for Builders instead of Demolition Teams
Communities of builders. They are everywhere. People who are looking to make themselves, their families and their communities better. People who put out a hand or knee to help others climb up whether that means pulling someone’s weight or providing a platform for others to grow from. I have been lucky to have lots of those builders in my personal… Read More
Cotton Farmers are Raising Awareness in Breast Cancer
October is devoted to raising awareness in breast cancer. We see the NFL and Delta Airlines go pink to raise awareness but what can a cotton farmer do? How can you tell when a cotton farmer is committed to something? Well, the best examples are clear to the eye! October brings harvest time and modules are a great canvas for making… Read More
What is Pima cotton?
Have you heard about Pima cotton? It tends to be considered softer and smoother because of the length and strength improvements which allow for high counts on weaving. In fact, some people compare the feeling of Pima to silk. It remains a premium product that provides a diffrent feel and high quality product that can lead to a longer lifespan…. Read More
Wordless Wednesday — Homemade Christmas Tree Ornaments
Bucking the Wordless patterns to put a brief editor’s note: My family has the tradition of putting handmade Christmas ornaments on our Christmas trees. I’ve got ornaments from my grandmom, mom, sisters, nieces & nephews, etc. The ornaments that make the most sense for this blog post though are ones that connect to agriculture. And my favorite ones all have… Read More
Cotton 101: First Field Basics of the Boll
Video closeup in a field of cotton and some of the bolls off the plant. Talking through the fiber & the plant’s use.