Category: Research

Lessons from a duck

Fellow working mommies have said to me recently that they don’t know how I find the time to do all the things that I do, but what I find funny is everyone who said this to me I thought the exact same of them….

What does Mickey teach us about ag?

Watching my 20 month old explore and learn the world around her I can’t help but think back to my theoretical courses in my PhD program that discussed how individuals form their views of the world around them. Being in agriculture and in communication…

Ag literacy at its finest!

I love to check out the images of the week on MSNBC.com every once in a while, and was amazed at what I found today. The amount of ag literacy in America is depressing. If anyone can get it right, I’d hope it would…

Social Technographics

So theories in new technology are still scarce. Many researchers are looking at the new media through old lenses, which they should. However, I have stumbled across Forrester’s idea of Social Technographics and I find it intriguing. His step approach to how individuals are…

Do you double dip?

I was reading a blog I follow called “Tomorrow’s Professor” and they posted a discussion being held in the field of Political Science where faculty are double presenting papers at different conferences. I was taught in graduate school that this isn’t something you should do. Would we…

Where to work

<First off let me apologize for my absence. Every time I have tried to blog my browser doesn’t want to work with wordpress, but I fixed that!> So I just noticed an article on MSN about how more people are working from home. It is interesting…

Citizen Journalism… how can it help ag?

Research shows citizen journalism is at an all time high with the popularity of blogging. CNN has taken it a set further with their beta site for user-generated news at ireport.com. They have a disclaimer that nothing posted is verified, but they are pulling…