4 Ways This Internship Builds Personal Skills By Kyle McAuliffe While this internship is mostly about researching soil and soaking up all the information about it, there are plenty of skills you will acquire throughout it. While a chunk of it is doing some reading, watching cool videos, or going out and doing small projects,…

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Personal Reflection: Ana Being apart of the Groundbreakers Team was truly a ground-breaking experience. I have been able to learn some new ideas and philosophy that I can use while I am in school, at work, or in the future, such as sustainability. I have had the lucky chance of meeting individuals who have worked…

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Personal Reflection: Kurt Sub-Edge Farm Tour In this internship, I gained knowledge from a multitude of experiences, but there were some that gave me more of a deeper understanding of soil science. One such example that stood out from the others was a tour of the Sub Edge Farm, where our team not only viewed…

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Personal Reflection: Danielle Soil conservation is an incredibly important topic that many people do not think about. It is said that if unsustainable commercial farming practices are maintained, topsoil will be completely depleted in 150 years. A well-balanced soil ecosystem full of nutrients is key to ensuring that future generations can enjoy healthy, organic food.…

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Personal Reflection: Kyle CowPots Tour (Freund’s Farm) One of the most intriguing and educational moments from this internship for me was taking a virtual tour of the CowPots Farm. In short, CowPots are gardening pots that are made from waste materials from cows. The farm itself is extremely sustainable, as they have many practices in…

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