Don Reicosky: Civilizations come and go based on food production and soil protection
Reading the headlines "Good progress against wildfire," "Heat wave hits state," "Heat storm," and the wilted corn and soybean crops in Minnesota raises a weather concern. More extreme weather and it's impacts on crop production lead to concerns about food security and sustainability. A visit to the Mayan exhibition, "Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed" at the Science Museum of Minnesota was an "eye-opener" that provided information on the Mayan civilizations.
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