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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How climate change could make our food less nutritious | Kristie Ebi

Yogi Berra, a US baseball player and philosopher, said, “If we don’t know where we’re going, we might not get there.” Accumulating scientific knowledge is giving us greater insights, greater clarity, into what our future might look like in a changing climate and what that could mean for our health. I’m here to talk about … “How climate change could make our food less nutritious | Kristie Ebi”

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Climate change and meat consumption: what’s the link?

I’m in Cheltenham because I’ve been asked to come here but I’m here because I’m interested in … what’s a good diet. What’s a good diet for health, a good diet for the environment and it sounds very simple but it’s actually very complicated and I think we’re all over the place culturally, in production … “Climate change and meat consumption: what’s the link?”

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The race to save endangered foods

Every week this mystery box shows up at my doorstep. It’s one of those subscription boxes, except instead of dog toys or makeup, it’s food from local farmers. And I never know exactly what I’m gonna get. Got some salad greens, asparagus, and red corn..? But this wasn’t always such an unusual sight. If you … “The race to save endangered foods”

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The reason behind our food’s nutrient collapse

Who hasn’t dreamed of diving face-first into a giant cake or going nuts on a stack of pizzas? That’s basically what the world’s bees are doing — and it could be leading to their sudden, massive disappearance. A scientist named Irakli Loladze has been trying to sound the alarm since the late 1990s, when he … “The reason behind our food’s nutrient collapse”

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Is Our Food Becoming Less Nutritious?

Is our food becoming less nutritious? Many people claim that the nutrient content in our food has been decreasing over the decades. But is this really true, and should we be worried? A study published in 2004 looked at 43 different common garden crops, and how their nutritional value had changed between 1950 and 1999. … “Is Our Food Becoming Less Nutritious?”

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Food waste is the world’s dumbest problem

MIT is known for developing a lot of impressive technology. But hidden in the kitchen of MIT’s Media Lab is, perhaps, my favorite MIT invention: the FoodCam. Okay, so it may not look like much but it’s actually quite brilliant. Let’s say you have some leftover food. You put it under the camera and you … “Food waste is the world’s dumbest problem”

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Planet Hacks: Food

Welcome back to Planet Hacks. Every time, I take a look at the coolest hacks you can use to stop your planet from overheating. Now I’ve noticed quite a lot of you guys commenting suggesting just chucking away your planet and starting again. Now if you’re lucky enough to have a spare planet lying about, … “Planet Hacks: Food”

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Optimised Nutrient Recycling – SOLMACC

One of the SOLMACC strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is to close their nutrient cycles on the demonstration farms. For this, the SOLMACC farmers implemented the following practices: They composted farmyard manure or other on-farm materials, such as residues from wine and olive production. All of the materials they used were residues from … “Optimised Nutrient Recycling – SOLMACC”

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