Rwanda Agriculture – NASA DEVELOP Summer 2013 @ Langley Research Center & Wise County

>>[Martine]: Rwanda is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. With more than 90 percent its people engaged in agricultural activities. Due to its steep topography, human settlement and unmonitored agricultural practices are increasingly alarming soil degradation. That has direct relationships with decreased agricultural yields and increased risk of flood and landslides. With […]

Sustainable Farming in Extreme Conditions (Stiefvater 2/3)

You guys have extreme events. You showed me a picture of wind damage. What extreme events do you see here and how do you in your operation account for that over time? As I keep going with my no-till and the cover crops I think that’s kind of leveling the playing field a little bit. […]

Lorraine Gordon Introduces the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance

Collaboration is absolutely the key to the regenerative agricultural movement. These are very complex problems that we’re facing in Australia and globally in our landscapes in our communities everywhere. We are going to need the smartest minds sitting around the table to be able to solve these problems and help our farmers to become resilient. […]

A clear solution for farmers – Farm Yard Infrastructure

the farm yards the hub of the farm but it can also be the place where there’s the biggest threat of pollution Catchment Sensitive Farming gives farmers support and financial help towards improvements that can make our waters cleaner and safer David Mitchum’s a mixed farmer in Devon and for him, containing animals as well […]

ECO Farming: A New Farming System for the 21st Century

Everyone has an opinion on conventional tillage vs. no-till. Ohio State University Extension is working in cooperation with the Natural Resource Conservation Service and the Ohio No-till Council to develop a third tillage system for farmers to consider. ECO farming is a new concept and a new way of farming in the 21st century. [Music] […]

House Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division – part 2 1/27/20

>>LITTLE BIT OF A PRIMER. SALES BECAUSE YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT I MEANT THAT HE SHOULDN’T WELL AS CLIMATE MITIGATION. ITS PRACTICES AND WAYS THAT WE ARE WORKING AT THIS. SUPPORTS OIL OUT. THIS IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE ABOUT 75% OF THE CURVE. IT’S ACTUALLY IN THE BELOW GROUND; THE POOL; SO THE SOIL IS REALLY WELL. […]

A clear solution for farmers – Catchment Sensitive Farming Overview

we all want to know that our water is safe to drink, bathe in and that our rivers are thriving environments for wildlife Catchment Sensitive Farming is a scheme that gives farmers support and financial help towards improvements that can make our water cleaner and safer Catchment Sensitive Farming works it works by working voluntarily […]

Growing Food in the City – Urban Rooftop Farm in Downtown Toronto

>>ARLENE: we are at a quarter-acre rooftop farm at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto. We produce ten thousand pounds of food each year that goes to the farmers’ market and to our CSA customers and it’s distributed to the food room as well which is where students can get food for free. When we started […]