Andrew Trlica is a Researcher at Southern Illinois University in the College of Agricultural Science. He has an MS in Forest Soils from the University of Washington, with emphasis on soil carbon and greenhouse gas mitigation with biosolids soil amendment. Andrew consults on the use of biosolids in large-scale mine and land reclamation and does applied research into the beneficial use of organic residuals. His most recent work has focused on studying the agronomic and economic benefits of no-till crop production in the American Corn Belt. Andrew is starting his PhD work in Urban Ecology at Boston University in the fall of 2014.