Ripple Effect 63: Agricultural Efficiencies

Matt Yost, Assistant Professor, Agroclimate Extension Specialist, of Utah State University, gives a great breakdown of contemporary agricultural efficiency tools and techniques. He talks us through several different kinds of irrigation techniques as well as modern management and operations procedures. Agricultural efficiency is a key goal of western water policy and this is a fantastic…

Seven Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce in Utah

Many of the clients who schedule initial consultations have not made the decision to divorce yet.  Often, the client or the client’s spouse has brought up the topic of divorce and my client simply wants to know what his or her options are in the event the couple decides to divorce. Here are answers to…

Federal Vaccine Mandates

September 10, 2021 Yesterday President Biden issued two Executive Orders and a COVID-19 action plan, in furtherance of a strong federal policy of increasing the number of Americans who are vaccinated against COVID-19. The Orders and plan rely largely on employers to implement this policy. The first Executive Order requires all federal agencies to implement mandatory…

Ripple Effect 62: Generational Thinking

Shay Myers of Owyhee Produce walks us through a  contemporary agricultural process, including what keeps him up at night and what needs to happen for a brighter future. Great listen with an engaging guest!

Ripple Effect 61: Nanobubbles will Blow Your Mind!

Wow, wow, wow. This episode is a MUST LISTEN. Nick Dyner, CEO of Moleaer discusses his fascinating nanobubble technology and its applications in both the agricultural and municipal water sphere. This is a solution of the future we need to start applying today.  

COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act

August 31, 2021 Employers in Utah and throughout our Country are faced with new and unique questions concerning COVID-19 and the workplace. For example, an increasing amount of employees are requesting to work from home due to potential COVID-19 exposure, particularly with the new infectious Delta Variant. Some employees are seeking remote work accommodations under…

Ripple Effect 60: Living Buildings and Going Net Positive

Shan Arora  walks us through the exciting Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design at Georgia Tech. The Kendeda Building is part of the Living Building Challenge and designed to be net positive in terms of its relationship with the environment. To address a rapidly degrading environment, society needs to embrace bold and innovate solutions –…

Update from the 2nd District Court and In Person Hearings

FROM THE SECOND DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS RE: RESUMPTION OF IN-PERSON HEARINGS WHEN: We are currently contemplating returning to in-person court on September 1, 2021. In-person court can resume if the courts are in Yellow as long as appropriate precautions are taken. If the virus count prompts a return to Red, in-person hearings will only take place…