Cotton pickers are some of the coolest machines out there. I mean, memes keep coming back that compare the lights and action of cotton harvest with a mainstage concert! I love watching cotton getting picked! And getting a ride along is always a fun way to go…. sometimes farmers have even trusted me behind the wheel, but I’m really best… Read More
Cotton Harvest in the Missouri Bootheel — Darren Beat the Rain! Video
In June, I helped organize a meeting for the office and that’s when I got the chance to meet Darren Brown, a cotton farmer in the Missouri Bootheel (that small part of Missouri near the Mississippi River, Arkansas and Tennessee). Love that he was willing to stick with me through cotton harvest! Since I hit the highway to and from… 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
How is cotton picked nowadays?
Tonight I was asked to answer a question about cotton on Quora and I decided to go ahead and post my reply here on the blog too since I had already taken the time to write it all up. 🙂 The question was “How is cotton picked nowadays?” The answer I gave them follows with a few minor modifications. There are a… Read More