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Blog: Agriculture and science: two peas in a pod

Publication Date: 8/21/2015

Science was always my favorite subject in grade school and during my undergraduate career.  My favorite class in college was biology and despite the stress level, I found chemistry to be fascinating and I loved the challenge.  Was it always easy? Of course not – it was science, and its level of difficulty was one of the many reasons I ultimately decided to change my major from pre-vet to agricultural communication. I understand that science can be confusing and at times make you want to pull your hair out, but at the same time it is such an important part of life that everyone should have a basic understanding of scientific concepts.

I believe that one reason people are so skeptical and even dismissive of science today is because they don’t understand basic science – and many don’t seem to be willing to take the time to understand something new if it isn’t required of them.

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