Sample Paperwork

Over the past few weeks it has really been apparent that sample paperwork is one of the biggest detractors from getting analysis performed and reported in a timely manner. Consider typing out your informaiton. With everything going to scanning these days it is becoming increasingly difficult to read smugged writing and overall appearance of hand-written

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Air Dryers or Paper Towels

Paper towels or Hand Dryers – Which is better?

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Dealing With Food Waste

Food waste is a real issue. Imagine if just a few smaller steps were taken, what a difference we could make in this area.

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Warmer Weather On The Way

It appears we have gone from bitter cold to warm, balmier weather. It will be a welcome relief to many, but it could also be a sign of a big melt off in some areas. In any case, the warmer temperatures will happen across the country as the map indicates for projected high temperatures on

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March Soil Temperature Map

Typically, the soil temperature needs to be above 50 degrees Farenheit for most crops. Currently, only the most southern states are above 5o degrees as the map indicates. See the color guideline below the map.   If you want to follow soil temperatures into the spring season, check out the GreenCastOnline.com Soil Map that is

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How Fast Can Bacteria Spread at Your WorkPlace?

Check out this news story and the experiment that was conducted. I am sure many of you can remember experiences where several people at school and at work got sick at the same time. Today, it is imperative when you are in a public place at school, work or event and you are in the presence

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Quite a Winter

It has been one storm after another in various parts of the country. It seems like some areas are getting belted by storm after storm. Hopefully, spring will be here soon. More snow on the way this first week of March Hopefully, spring is not too far away. If you want to look at some

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De-Icing a Plane

Watch the process up close and see what is involved with de-icing a plane. It is such a critical job and one that is often taken for granted. As more ice and snow are on the way this week, see how one group of workers is dealing with the elements and taking charge to insure

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How Long Does It Take to Get Frostbite?

I am certainly not encouraging people to try this experiment at home, work or school; but, do you really know the facts about frostbite. How long does it really take? It really depends on two things: temperature and wind The wind is really the deciding factor here because it can quickly remove the heat and

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Think about Food Science as a Major

Want to get into a growing industry? Consider food science. It is one area that high school kids are not exposed to as much, but it is definitely a growing field with lots of possibilities. Just in the last 5-10 years this area has exploded with the advent of regulations around calories and the whole

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