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Biotech Healing in San Joaquin Valley

Much has been made of the San Joaquin Valley's water problems.  Too many farms did not get the water they needed, which destroyed their owners' and workers' livelihoods.  Of course, there is plenty of water underground; the problem is that ...

The Blossom Trail

This is a great time to visit the San Joaquin Valley:  the weather is still a little cool, the strawberries are starting its season, the Sierra Nevadas are still draped in snow, and it's time to drive around the Blossom Trail.   The ...

Shamrock-less St. Patty’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day!   I am old enough to remember when be green meant to wear green, not recycling, wearing Guatemalan clothing, or riding your e-bike to school or work. Let's send some great vibes to the nation of Ireland, as 99.9% of us ...

After corn and sugar cane – barley?

The debate over biofuels is often a heated one.  In Indonesia, the thirst for palm oil has led to deforestation and a rise in food crops.  Naturally we all have opinions over corn ethanol's effects here in the United States.  ...

FrankenYum

One thing you can say about the green movement is that in some ways, it has matured.  Take the case of Stuart Brand, to some the patriarch of the environmental movement.  Forty years ago, Brand, the author of the classic ...
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