If you're driving State Route 279 near Arches National Park, you may notice some electric-blue bodies of water popping out from the red, rocky landscape. No, it's not a mirage: You've happened upon a strange surprise known as Potash Ponds.
Why don't we learn from OPEC's success? We have a commodity easily as critical to the world's economy as oil. We have corn, we have wheat, we have soybeans -- all grain crops critical to the world's food supply.