Queensland Science…AGRICULTURE and FOOD…making a difference

The human population is rapidly expanding and one of the grand challenges we have is how to feed the population. We are helping people to produce more food that is healthier, and our unique combination of science and technology, and a tropical and subtropical environment means that Queensland is the natural leader in this area […]

Nepal: a future for people and forests

Nepal Livelihoods & Forestry Programme: a future for people and forests The UK government-funded Livelihoods and Forestry Programme (LFP) has been operating in rural Nepal since 2001. The mission of LFP is to improve the livelihoods of the poor through sustainable forest management. It protects the environment and makes the country beautiful for the next […]

What is a Model Forest? By Sarah Schmid from Prince Albert Model Forest.

A Model Forest is a voluntary governance framework for the sustainable management of forests, natural resources and the larger landscapes that surround them. I’m the general manager for the Prince Albert Model Forest, one of the first Model Forests in the world. It was established alongside nine other Model Forests in Canada in 1991. By […]

Farm to Coop to Table: Food Justice in Urban Agriculture

>>WHERE IT GROWS AND WHERE IT GOES, THIS WEEK OUR TOPIC IS FOOD AS IT MATTERS TO OUR BODIES AND TO OUR COMMUNITIES. I’LL TALK WITH FARMERS AND CITY DESIGNERS WHO ARE CREATING EQUITABLE FOOD SYSTEMS AND HEAR ABOUT THE FIGHTS THAT ARE BREWING OVER URBAN LAND AND AGRICULTURE. THAT’S ALL COMING UP ON THE […]

Sustainable Forest Farming with Dr. John Munsell

Wild harvesting is the way that we’ve sourced for generations our botanicals woodlands, and it, as the name implies, essentially is finding these products where they grow naturally and harvesting them in the wild. So technically defined forest farming is the kind of intentional cultivation or propagation of non-timber forest products, “NTFPs,” as they’re called. […]

Forest Ecology and Sustainable Management

Do you want to become an expert in forest ecology and sustainable management? Do your master’s at SLU.

Does Vertical Farming Work?

vertical farming has been called the future of Agriculture claimed to solve many of the problems we talked about in the last video. It’s been a controversial topic with mixed opinions from experts. Are these claims hype or can it deliver? but first we need a better understanding of what a vertical farm is There […]

The Future Of Vertical Farming

– [Narrator] In the last video, we identified energy consumption as the primary barrier to plant factories having a big impact on the world and learned how vital improving absolute yield is to improving their energy efficiency. We also looked at a number of ways that future vertical farms can boost yield, lower their energy […]

Ivan Aguirretalks about how Holistic Management and Regenerative Agriculture changed his life

My name is Ivan Aguirre, I’m from Sonora, Mexico in the northwest part of the republic of Mexico. I was raised under an agrarian farming ranching family for many many generations. Ranchers, ,farmers, miners, freighters. I was educated up to 10th grade in Mexico, and then had the opportunity given by my parents to become […]

Vertical Farming – Does agriculture need to change?

The world is facing some major problems food security, water security species loss climate change Vertical farms have been proposed as part of the solution to these global problems But is it just another overhyped technology, with great claims but lacking in practical application? this video and go to explore these global problems, in context […]