Just six points to keep in mind every time there’s a press release or article proclaiming cultured stems cells are the future of “meat”. When looking at food production, the real discussion that should be occurring is between regenerative and … Continue reading The romance versus the reality of cultured stem cell proteins
This column and the prior one are a bit different than my more scientifically oriented blog entries.In general, I try to steer away from politics and sociological issues with this website. I post those types of thoughts elsewhere. But, at … Continue reading Regen-a-nation
Preface: The below content is a cursory overview of numerous plant and soil microbiological processes. This overview is intended as an introduction to these processes. So rather than a detailed dissertation on each item, with lots of references, a lot … Continue reading Restoring the plant’s soil microbiome
Over the past year or two, I’ve seen a lot of articles and videos by people new to regenerative agriculture defining or attempting to define what regenerative agriculture is and isn’t. Some of these articles and videos are better than … Continue reading Regenerative Ag- Clearing up some misconceptions
Dear Vice President Harris, In this NY Times article discussing the debate over who should become the next Agriculture Secretary, the NY Times article is making a false dichotomy between what people want in different communities. I interact quite frequently … Continue reading Open letter to VP Harris regarding the next Ag Secretary.
To better understand regenerative agriculture, it helps to be a systems thinker. Why? It takes system thinking to better understand how the water, carbon, nitrogen and nutrient cycles are interdependent and interconnected through photosynthesis, decomposition, the microbial carbon pump, and … Continue reading Quality Agriculture- A book review
Growing up north of Chicago with family in Southern Illinois, as a child, meant many hours spent being driven down state and back upstate gazing at miles and miles of soybean fields for as far as the eye could see. … Continue reading Soy 101