agriculture

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State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Ecological disturbances have long been considered destructive, but in reality, can be an essential life-giving force that maintains ecosystem health.
A solution to feeding the world.
A solution to feeding the world.
George Washington University
Precision farming is an innovative method that uses upcoming technology to help feed an extra 2+ billion people by the year 2050. 
The Underdog Film
I find myself about to spend a month with a 65-year-old dairy farmer — and 24 dogs — in a truck, driving from Vermont to Alaska. It's funny how things come full circle.
School Without Walls Senior High School
It’s commonly said that dogs are man’s best friend. However, some jobs done by dogs are a bit more unusual — including the way the Maryland Department of Agriculture is putting their heightened sense of smell to work.
Ask a Farmer: What does Food Waste Look Like for You?
Ask a Farmer: What does Food Waste Look Like for You?
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Farmers from around the world talk about what food waste — or wasted food — means in their country. At what point is the food wasted — post-harvest or post-consumer?
Profile of an Urban Gardener
Profile of an Urban Gardener
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Frank Asher owns Old City Farm and Guild in the D.C. neighborhood of Shaw, a community green space much needed in the concrete jungle of the District. 

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Nexus Media
Rising temperatures are turning farming into a high-wire tightrope act. In a hotter, drier, more volatile world, growers have little room to make mistakes, and agricultural know-how is quickly becoming a prized commodity.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Throwback Thursday: In preparation for next Friday's Urban Agriculture Symposium, we're highlighting this piece about DC rooftop farming company Up Top Acres. You'll see the farm director at the symposium.
Columbia University
Francesco Fiondella, Planet Forward board member and head of communications at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, visited Kenya to learn how the community makes climate resilient choices.
University of Florida
As we approach the year 2050 with unprecedented poverty and a population rising to 9.6 billion people, I believe a key investment to be made is found in the leadership potential within the current millennial population.

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