Earth Day 2012 – Activity Ideas & I Heart Soil Campaign

Happy Earth Day everyone. Earth Day is a holiday celebrated by people of all walks of life in a variety of ways. In the past I’ve celebrated it by doing trash clean-ups, educating the public about water quality using an ISU SWCC groundwater flow model, and more. I’m not planning any environment-related activity for todayContinue reading “Earth Day 2012 – Activity Ideas & I Heart Soil Campaign”

Stand Up for Ag!

A few months ago, a “writer” by the name of Terrance Loose wrote a piece for Yahoo Education entitled College Majors That Are Useless, and in that article listed several majors that are anything but useless. On that list agriculture, animal science, and horticulture were listed as three of the top five most worthless collegeContinue reading “Stand Up for Ag!”

Colby Featured on Soilduck’s Sunday Soil Scientist

Fellow soil scientist Jess Drake runs a blog called soilduck. Jess has a weekly feature called the Sunday Soil Scientist which focuses on the bio of a soil scientist from around the world. She was nice enough to do this week’s feature on me which you can read at this link. Soilduck is a greatContinue reading “Colby Featured on Soilduck’s Sunday Soil Scientist”