WE LIVE IN A BEAUTIFUL WORLD FULL OF LIFE. THE IMAGES BELOW ARE A GLIMPSE INTO SOME OF THE BEAUTY WE HAVE SEEN ON OUR JOURNEY. THESE IMAGES BOTH INSPIRE AND TEACH US JUST HOW PRIVILEGED WE TRULY ARE TO HAVE BEEN GIVEN SUCH A BEAUTIFUL PLANET.
FLOWERING CHICKPEA IN THE DESERT
Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is the oldest legume crop in the world. The seed is high in protein and used to make hummus. Who knew it had such colorful flowers to boot?
COLORFUL CABBAGE WITH A SWEET FLAVOR
Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) was first cultivated 1,000 years before Christ (BC). The crop is used as key food source around the globe based on its stability and nutrition. It's also amazing to look at!
THE BEES LOVE BUCKWHEAT - SWEET
Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum and F. tartaricum) is not a type of wheat or even a grass. It's actually related to rhubarb. Maybe that's why honeybees love it so much!
AUTONOMOUS DRONE IN FLIGHT
The INSIGHT Drone and Hawkeye multispectral camera capable of evaluating research plots from over 200' high. The future is here...
CHUGGING OFF INTO THE SUNSET
Will Rogers, a fellow Oklahoman and American Icon, once said "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." Time to get moving!
GREATEST INVENTION ON THE PLANET - THE COMBINE
I believe no single invention created by human hands has made such a positive impact on peoples lives as the combine..."And then, God Created a Farmer...
BEEZY POLLINATION OF LETTUCE
The art of mechanical pollination is one of the key steps in making a new lettuce variety. Mastering this art can be quite challenging while the bees make it look so easy.
HIGH PROTEIN MOROCCAN OAT AT DUSK
Moroccan Oat (Avena magna) is a highly nutritious grain with the perfect balance of protein, fat, and fiber. That is why we domesticated the species and are introducing it into Africa.
A NATIVE NORTH AMERICAN CROP
Amaranth (Amaranthus L.) may be know as pigweed to some but this leafy vegetable and grain is loaded with electrolytes and macronutrients. Maybe we should reconsider what we call a weed...