Agriculture

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
UNSW Australia
Because there is less water available during a drought, water often picks up more minerals from the soil or ground and becomes saltier. These researchers in Australia say that their technology can efficiently filter water and remove salts so plants... Read More
A host of data point to one conclusion: Our increasingly hotter, drier planet is going to be a tough place to farm. Read This
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
On the rooftop garden of Toronto's Evergreen Brickworks, Steven Peck, President and Founder of environmental not-for-profit Green Roofs for Healthy Cities explains the benefits of rooftop urban agriculture. An online training course on the history... Read More
Novozymes
Adam Monroe, President of Novozymes of North America, caught up with Planet Forward at the Washington Auto Show to talk about their plan for developing a way to use agricultural waste for fuel. And how efficient is it? Well watch and find out.
Genesis Farm is a non profit organization, located in Blairstown, New Jersey, that aims to educate people of the ecological and agricultural work it takes to preserve the Earth and all its wonders. Run by Dominican Sisters from Caldwell, NJ,... Read More

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