Planting Season in Ethiopia

10 Jul

IMG_4387Farming is a grueling profession.  

Especially when you take away the 48 row planter and the GPS controlled guidance systems.  Maybe this steering  is not a global positioning system but instead, a good prodding switch.  While there is some mechanized farming done in Ethiopia, the two ox tillage technique comprises a vast majority of the agriculture production.  So as you sit in the air-conditioned cab listening to your favorite stereo music with a productivity apparatus capable of feeding the world, pray for your agricultural colleagues here in  Ethiopia who are putting in long days just to feed their families.

3 Responses to “Planting Season in Ethiopia”

  1. Don and Suzie Fiechter July 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

    Well said, we will keep you and them in our prayers.

  2. Rhonda July 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm #

    I’m looking forward to your book with all the photos and stories of life in Ethiopia. You can do it.

    • Allen & Susan July 11, 2013 at 6:47 pm #

      Thanks for the encouragement. I have thought about it. There would have been some good stories in dentistry as well.

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