California: America's Salty Breadbasket

March 30, 2020

California is often referred to as the breadbasket of the world due to its rich agricultural industry. Water supply and water quality are topics I would hear about almost every day as the most recent drought brought uncertainty to the industry.


Advantages of Rotating – Wait; what is that?

February 12, 2020

There are many terms in life that we may hear from time to time but only vaguely have a true idea of what they mean.  Filibuster, diode, aileron, poppycock – you may not know what they mean but in the long run, it won’t hurt you.  Now as for words like candidacy, fellowship, and rotatio


O Tannenbaum

December 12, 2019

Clark Griswold: “We're kicking off our fun old-fashion family Christmas by heading out into the country in the old front-wheel drive sleigh to embrace the frosty majesty of the winter landscape and select that most important of Christmas symbols.” (National Lampoon’s Christmas Va


Feeding the Future

October 14, 2019

How do we produce enough food to satisfy the growing demands of our growing population? How can we achieve this while also ensuring the stability of our food system despite growing ecological challenges?