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  • Sheep and a colour-blind scientist. I hope.

    Fed up with the bedbugs and in need of some fashion tips, I flew to Sydney yesterday to catch up with my favourite sparring partner, drinking buddy and wannabe cowboy, Rob. Rob was over from Perth for a sheep CRC meeting (of which he’s a board member), and had invited me along to an evening [....
    Posted to nufsaid (Weblog) by anonymous on Tue, Nov 23 2010
  • Chasing developments in animal genetics

    Apologies for ruining Mr Geography’s pen pal dreams, but I didn’t come back from the sticks married to an emu farmer. I did, however, learn some interesting facts about Rod Hull’s special friends: 1. They are growing in popularity in this region of India because they are incredibly...
    Posted to nufsaid (Weblog) by anonymous on Sat, Oct 23 2010
  • Agriculture’s a scream in Maharashtra

    I’ve never had to repeatedly bite back a scream when I’ve been interviewing someone before, but then this has been a trip of many firsts, so I guess it shouldn’t seem too weird. I had a pretty jam-packed day yesterday as I was given a whistle-stop tour of agriculture in Maharashtra...
    Posted to nufsaid (Weblog) by anonymous on Sat, Oct 23 2010
  • Farming science, a flight and a freak-out

    So had I a bit of a wobble yesterday. The stress of nearly being kidnapped, coupled with a hair-raising five-hour drive from Hisar back to Delhi so I could catch a flight to Mumbai (or Bombay, if you insist on being colonial) got to me. It’s a tad exhausting being on edge for hour after [...]
    Posted to nufsaid (Weblog) by anonymous on Wed, Oct 20 2010
  • Agricultural speed-dating

    No ice cream, but beer and chocolate cake (by a tortoise-shaped lamp) – a much better way to get my strength back. I’ve had a pretty exhausting day of meetings with various media types and professors from the University of Guelph. Guelph is home to Canada’s largest agricultural university...
    Posted to nufsaid (Weblog) by anonymous on Wed, Jul 14 2010
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