Organic & Sustainable Farming

Organic and sustainable farms start with a foundation of healthy soil. And when we take care of our soil, it takes care of us. Healthy soil contains rich biodiversity such as bacteria, fungi, minerals, and other organic matter. This biodiversity promotes water retention, erosion resistance, and yields more nutrient-dense crops. Nourish your body the way… Continue reading Organic & Sustainable Farming

Making Sustainable Change is The World Ready?

Today’s video I speak about making the change towards more sustainable gardening by introducing compost, worm farming, soils and habitat. I have been trying to introduce these methods for years to gardeners and farmers, but many were not always willing to take it on. I think they saw it more like another job to do… Continue reading Making Sustainable Change is The World Ready?

Sustainable Agriculture | Speaking of Nebraska | NET Nebraska

Nebraska farmers are constantly innovating with sustainable agriculture systems, working to improve their bottom line while protecting the local environment. Learn about soil health, water quality, and much more from both farmers and sustainable agriculture experts. [ad_2]

Regenerative Agriculture and Permaculture Garden Tour | Sustainable Farming

We go on a garden tour at Full Circle Farms which is a regenerative agriculture farm in Waimanalo on Oahu, Hawaii. Organic gardener, Shawn shows us how he turned a horse arena into a bountiful and productive permaculture garden by making quality organic soil with the lasagna method, sheet mulching, composting, and vermicomposting techniques. He… Continue reading Regenerative Agriculture and Permaculture Garden Tour | Sustainable Farming

Organic & Sustainable Farming

Organic and sustainable farms start with a foundation of healthy soil. And when we take care of our soil, it takes care of us. Healthy soil contains rich biodiversity such as bacteria, fungi, minerals, and other organic matter. This biodiversity promotes water retention, erosion resistance, and yields more nutrient-dense crops. Nourish your body the way… Continue reading Organic & Sustainable Farming

Sustainable Gardening Swaps | Gardening 101

Sustainability is a must in this day and age for practices around the home as well as in your organic garden. Just because vegetable gardeners have been … [ad_2]

Envisioning the Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture: A Conversation with USDA Leaders

This keynote address and panel session feature an engaging panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities related to the sustainability of U.S. agriculture over the next 30 years. Deputy Secretary Censky will be joined by former Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden in a discussion with moderator Alan Weber. Audience members will be able to write potential… Continue reading Envisioning the Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture: A Conversation with USDA Leaders

Envisioning the Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture: A Conversation with USDA Leaders

This keynote address and panel session feature an engaging panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities related to the sustainability of U.S. agriculture over the next 30 years. Deputy Secretary Censky will be joined by former Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden in a discussion with moderator Alan Weber. Audience members will be able to write potential… Continue reading Envisioning the Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture: A Conversation with USDA Leaders

The Fruits of Sustainable Agriculture – ForwardFarming in Chile

Farmer Cristián Allendes of La Hornilla – Fundo Santa Inés discusses sustainable farming in Chile. Learn more at Located in the fertile region of Central Chile, La Hornilla – Fundo Santa Inés produces high-quality and sustainably-grown fruit that is exported to consumers all over the world. La Hornilla is part of the Bayer ForwardFarming network… Continue reading The Fruits of Sustainable Agriculture – ForwardFarming in Chile

ForwardFarming is Demonstrating Sustainable Agriculture in Practice

Bayer ForwardFarming – demonstrating sustainable agriculture in practice: How do we cultivate forward-thinking ideas to positively transform farming? How do we deliver innovative farm practices that allow us to produce nutritious food more efficiently and preserve the environment at the same time? These are important questions for modern agriculture, in its challenge to contribute to… Continue reading ForwardFarming is Demonstrating Sustainable Agriculture in Practice

Envisioning the Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture: A Conversation with USDA Leaders

This keynote address and panel session feature an engaging panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities related to the sustainability of U.S. agriculture over the next 30 years. Deputy Secretary Censky will be joined by former Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden in a discussion with moderator Alan Weber. Audience members will be able to write potential… Continue reading Envisioning the Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture: A Conversation with USDA Leaders

Promoting environmentally sustainable agriculture in Rwanda (Rwanda)

Producers: Jean Claude Habimama; RECARWANDA24 (Rwanda Environment Communicators Association) Land degradation and soil erosion are among the main challenges faced by smallholder farmers in Rwanda. This video captures testimonies from a farmer and an agricultural extension officer who explain how sustainable soil management practices such as agroforestry and terracing are making a difference in Rwanda.… Continue reading Promoting environmentally sustainable agriculture in Rwanda (Rwanda)

The Best Florida Summer Cover Crops | Sustainable Florida Vegetable Gardening

Cover crops are essential over the summer months. Learn about 3 multi-use summer cover crops for your vegetable garden with Elise Pickett of The Urban Harvest. Using sweet potatoes, cowpea beans, & new zealand spinach as a sustainable cover crop will protect your soil from a range of issues all while providing you with maintenance… Continue reading The Best Florida Summer Cover Crops | Sustainable Florida Vegetable Gardening

How Your Watering Methods Affect Soil & Plant health

When you water your garden there are many different methods and many different ways to get the water to the roots however many people fail to remember that their soil needs oxygen because it is alive with trillions of bacteria, fungi, and plant roots. How you water can greatly determine how much oxygen is given… Continue reading How Your Watering Methods Affect Soil & Plant health