Permaculture in Action: A Student-Led Tour of the Greening the Desert Site

Hey everyone, Benson here and I’m coming at you from the greening the desert sites in the Dead Sea Valley in Jordan, so we’re just at the end of our four-week internship and I posted a few photos on Instagram over the last couple of day and I’ve had heaps of messages asking kind of … “Permaculture in Action: A Student-Led Tour of the Greening the Desert Site”

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Ag Sense – Wheat Nutrient Deficiency

It is the beginning of February and nutrient deficiency are beginning to show up in our wheat crop. During this video we will discuss manganese deficiency, as well as phosphorus deficiency with NCDA Regional Agronomist Chris Jernigan. Sulfur is another issue that comes about this time of the year. Manganese deficiency symptoms typically occur in … “Ag Sense – Wheat Nutrient Deficiency”

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Indiana Newsdesk, June 2, 2017 Scott Co. HIV Update & Nutrient Runoff

>>”INDIANA NEWSDESK” IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY THE FOLLOWING:>>COMING UP ON “INDIANA NEWSDESK,” WE TRAVEL TO SCOTT COUNTY. IT’S BEEN TWO YEARS SINCE AN HIV OUTBREAK THRUST A SMALL COMMUNITY INTO THE INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT.>>IT’S GREAT CHANGE. IF THERE’S ANY CHANGE AT ALL, IT’S VERY MINIMAL.>>NUTRIENT RUNOFF IS CAUSING A DEAD ZONE IN THE GULF … “Indiana Newsdesk, June 2, 2017 Scott Co. HIV Update & Nutrient Runoff”

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Future of Food: Farming in the age of climate change

I’ve kind of accepted my fate, in a way, of being, sort of, the guy that’s alarmed about this before everybody else is. “One slice of New York cheesecake.” Why is it, in so many of the sci-fi movies, “Breakfast of champions.” food of the future comes out of a gadget? “Hydrate level four, please.” … “Future of Food: Farming in the age of climate change”

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Pest and Nutrient Management in Caterpillar Tunnels

the benefits of growing in a protected environment like these caterpillar tunnels or more advanced high tunnels is that it protects the crop from rainfall events and this improves crop quality it also protects them from wind so what we see in high tunnels is higher yields than in field conditions and better quality less … “Pest and Nutrient Management in Caterpillar Tunnels”

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Soil Nutrients – Sulphur | PGG Wrightson Tech Tips

Hi we’re with the PGG Wrightson Technical Team. I’m Jessica Dunbar and I’m the Soil Scientist for the South Island And I’m Stephanie Sloane North Island Soil Scientist. They let me out of the south because I was cold and we are in The mighty Manauatu. Today we are traveling around a few farms to … “Soil Nutrients – Sulphur | PGG Wrightson Tech Tips”

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Risk and Nutrient Management in High Tunnels

Inside of high tunnels there’s protection from several really important ubiquitous diseases of tomato plants *music* on the other side there are a few diseases that are unique to the high tunnel situation because of the high humidity but what we don’t have inside the high tunnel is wet leaf surfaces and that’s where the … “Risk and Nutrient Management in High Tunnels”

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The 4R Nutrients Solution

Better farming practices is a necessary step to improve the lives of people around the world. Food security and the opportunities that come with increased income can be a reality by supporting the over 1.5 billion smallholder farming families around the world. Increasing agricultural growth on the 500 million farms globally is considered one of … “The 4R Nutrients Solution”

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