I know I keep saying it – boy time just files when you’re having fun!
Next Friday is my deadline for being 90% done with my materials and methods section, and things are really looking up. I’m on schedule with everything, and the only thing really bothering me is what I’m going to do in […]
When I tell people that I study agroecology – and that, in the future I’ll become an agroecologist, people generally look at me with an expression of mixed confusion and curiosity – what is agroecology? Answering this question has become relatively easy by now. But responding to the follow-up is so much harder. What does […]
It’s Friday, hooray!
This week’s been packed with work on my method’s section, increasing my own understanding of soil ecology and how we can measure and identify the microbial biomass in different soils. It’s humbling to read so many research papers that, pieced together, give us a pretty good picture of what’s going on, but […]
Last week I came across a disturbing news article and agricultural “feat” that I just had to write about here. With the title “world record in spraying of plant protection agents” (paraphrased) the article explains how a self-driving tractor managed to spray 2638 hectares of land area in 24 hours, breaking the previous record […]