Agriculture

GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Feeding the planet isn't rocket science - it's climate science, innovation and good old-fasioned know-how.
Blog by Gabe Salkin
Blog by Gabe Salkin
Self-driving combines? Check. A solar array that powers the whole farm? Check. A whole new philosophy to bring environmentalists and farmers together? Check.
Oxford, Mississippi's Yokna Bottom Farms CSA project.
Oxford, Mississippi's Yokna Bottom Farms CSA project.
Community Supported Agriculture is rapidly growing around the country and it is putting a huge impact on the food market. The food is all-natural, pesticide free. Yokna Bottom Farms is in Oxford, MS and is a proud part of CSA. 
Oyster farming in Rhode Island
Oyster farming in Rhode Island
BRISTOL, RI __ In Rhode Island, scientists at Roger Williams University are working to make oyster farming more sustainable. To do this, they are perfecting technologies that allow coastal farms to harness the energy of the sun to power incubators... Read More
Urban farming used to be just a trend, but it's becoming a permanent fixture of American cities, including Washington DC.
Planet Forward/GWU
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - Meet the farmers of Umwamwema, a subsistence farming collective that is using simple innovations to change their fortunes.
Tanzanian Youth Learn Farming Techniques
Tanzanian Youth Learn Farming Techniques
Director of Academic Adventures, Planet Forward
How 4H is helping these students use agricultural skills to purchase school supplies.
TradeSystemGuru.com
Challenges we face in the 21st century: - According to Professor Albert Barlett of the University of Colorado, "Modern agriculture is the use of land to convert petroleum into food." - Around the globe, the amount of arable farm land has been... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Across the country, community farms are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason! Check out this video to learn more about a neighborhood garden in Minnesota. Do you think any of their crops will be on their Thanksgiving tables this... Read More
UNSW Australia
How we use urban land is shaping up as one of the biggest dilemmas of the 21st Century. A booming population needs to be housed, but it also needs to be fed, and the cost of relying on imported food is already being felt.By 2050 more than twice as... Read More

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