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Principles of sustainable agriculture/ecological agriculture- Part 1
 
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Ardhendu Chatterjee from Development Research Communication and Services Centre (DRCSC), Kolkata explains how one can integrate local plants, birds, animals and insects to create a sustainable farm. Watch the video to know more.
Views: 2327 IndiaWater Portal
Principles of sustainable/ecological agriculture- Part 2
 
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Ardhendu Chatterjee from Development Research Communication and Services Centre (DRCSC), Kolkata explains how one can integrate local plants, birds, animals and insects to create a sustainable farm. Watch the video to know more.
Views: 424 IndiaWater Portal
Principles of sustainable/ecological agriculture- Part 3
 
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Ardhendu Chatterjee from Development Research Communication and Services Centre (DRCSC), Kolkata explains how one can integrate local plants, birds, animals and insects to create a sustainable farm. Watch the video to know more.
Views: 389 IndiaWater Portal
Launch of the UN Global Compact Food & Agriculture Business Principles (FAB Principles)
 
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Launched at the United Nations in September 2014, the Food & Agriculture Business Principles respond to calls for a common language and framework to achieve food security through more sustainable agriculture. In this video, leaders from business, government, civil society and the UN share their perspectives on the importance of the FAB Principles to help realize the goal of sustainable development. www.unglobalcompact.org/FABPrinciples
Views: 949 TheUNGlobalCompact
Moving agriculture into the 21st century: Dr. John Reganold at TEDxWSU 2014
 
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Agriculture in the United States and many other countries is at a critical juncture. To feed a growing world population, producing adequate crop yields is vital but only one of four main goals that must be met for agriculture to be sustainable. The other three are enhancing the environment, making farming financially viable, and contributing to the well-being of farmers and their communities. Conventional farming systems have provided increasing sup-plies of food and other products, but often at the expense of the other three sustainability goals. Alternative systems, such as organic and integrated farming, better blend production, environment, and socio-economic objectives. Yet, no one of these systems alone will produce enough food to feed the planet. Rather, a blend of these innovative farming approaches is needed for future global food and ecosystem security. The slow expansion of such innovative farming systems in the United States and elsewhere is as much a policy and market problem as a science and technology problem. And you, as a consumer, play a vital role in the foods you choose to eat, which in turn can hasten implementation of more sustainable agricultural systems. Bio- Dr. John Reganold is a Regents Professor of Soil Science at Washington State University. He founded the first organic agriculture major at a university in the United States and one of the nation's largest certified organic teaching farms. His research has appeared in the world's top journals and documented the improved soil health, environmental quality, and economic impacts of organic and other innovative farms on four continents. Each year, thousands of college students learn from his two textbooks, Organic Agriculture: A Global Perspective and Natural Resource Conservation: Management for a Sustainable Future, now in its fourth edition. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 2987 TEDx Talks
Adrienne Gardaz, "The Food and Agriculture Business Principles", at the RT9
 
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SESSION I: Governance & Innovation Adrienne Gardaz Policy Adviser & Programme Manager, "Business & Peace" - "Sustainable Agriculture" UN Global Compact "The Food and Agriculture Business Principles: a holistic approach to corporate sustainability"
Views: 68 responsiblesoy
Better Harvest for Farmers in Developing Countries
 
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In Food Chain Partnerships Bayer connects local farmers in developing countries with international trading companies. As part of the program Bayer is training indian famers in sustainable agriculture principles to enhance product quality and increase agricultural yields. Visit our channel for more interesting science videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/BayerTVinternational
Views: 834 Bayer Global
Sustainable agriculture
 
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Sustainable agriculture is the act of farming using principles of ecology, the study of relationships between organisms and their environment. The phrase was reportedly coined by Australian agricultural scientist Gordon McClymont. It has been defined as "an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will last over the long term" For Example: This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
Views: 22 Audiopedia
Consultation on the Food and Agriculture Business Principles, Brussels
 
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The Consultation on the Food and Agriculture Business Principles (FAB Principles) was hosted by Paolo De Castro, Chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament, in Brussels on 11 February 2014. To advance the positive impact that business can have on sustainable agriculture, the UN Global Compact is facilitating the development of voluntary FAB Principles in collaboration with the private sector, key civil society organizations and experts. The FAB Principles will articulate a common understanding on the resources, ecosystem services and socio-economic impacts needed to build resilience into agricultural supply systems and the markets that they serve. The Principles will support the objectives of relevant UN agencies by offering a basis for responsible businesses to align to the goals of the UN as articulated in the Rio+20 outcome document "The Future We Want", and provide a framework for furthering good practices, and for developing effective private and public sector policies and partnerships. The Principles, and knowledge arising from the process that generate them, will underpin the UN Global Compact's submission on the theme of 'Food Security and Nutrition' in the post-2015 development agenda. For more information and to share your views on the draft FAB Principles, please visit: http://unglobalcompact.org/Issues/Environment/food_agriculture_business_principles.html
Views: 525 TheUNGlobalCompact
This Is A Sustainable Fish
 
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Views: 65453 Prevention Magazine
Thriving and sustainable environment for future generations
 
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This video is from our series of trendy adverts that talk about the work we do - to deliver fresh, delicious organic food straight from the farm to your door. When you buy from us, you support the principles that we stand for: sustainable agriculture, respect for the environment and supporting the natural habitat.
What do we mean when we talk about sustainable intensification? - Charles Godfray
 
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Plenary lecture by Charles Godfray, University of Oxford entitled 'What do we mean when we talk about sustainable intensification?' This lecture took place during the New Phytologist next generation scientists conference, held at the John Innes Centre in July 2014 (http://www.newphytologist.org/nextgensci). New Phytologist next generation scientists was a unique event, fully funded by the New Phytologist Trust and Wiley, which aimed to provide the next generation of plant scientists a chance to share their work with their peers and leading international scientists in a stimulating, supportive and exciting environment. Video filmed and produced by Leeds Media Services http://www.leedsmediaservices.co.uk
Views: 1438 New Phytologist
Forage Production and Grazing Browsing Management
 
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Educational video for Sustainable Year-Round Forage Production and Grazing/Browsing Management for Goats in the Southern Region, USA developed by Dr. Uma Karki at Tuskegee University in collaboration with experts from Langston University, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Mississippi State University, Auburn University, Tuskegee University, Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service, and PadmaDal Memorial Foundation. Dr. Karki is an Associate Professor/State Extension Livestock Specialist in the College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences, Cooperative Extension Program. For more information on this topic, contact her at [email protected] or (334) 727-8336. Development of this video was made possible with the funding support from Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE), Professional Development Grant, grant number ES11-107.
Branding an App - Haller Farmers Web App | Pearlfisher
 
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Our Pearlfisher professionals teamed up with creative software workshop Red Badger, to create a first-of-its-kind web app for Haller – a charity operating in Kenya that promotes economic development based on sustainable farming and environmental principles to help impoverished communities thrive. The Haller Farmers web app is game-changing website application designed with the end user in mind. Simple, graphic, visually rich and highly practical, the app is designed to provide hands-on, relevant solutions to local farmers – helping them live better, self-sustainable lives by transforming landscapes, growing food, improving water conservation and regenerating communities. Pearlfisher has also designed the Haller website which, like the Haller Farmers’ App, the website is rich with visual information but intuitive and easy to navigate. Bright colours and bold typography combine with interactive media and modular, hierarchical information design to achieve a balance of usability and emotional resonance, while ‘introductions’ to Haller farmers themselves bring the organisations’ work to life in a very human context. Website and a App design requires our team of brand design professionals to use their specialised skills to create top quality products that easily demonstrate the services the app and website provides. To view more from Pearlfisher, visit our website: https://www.pearlfisher.com Watch The Video Again: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApW-obzIl-s Visit our Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/pearlfisherlive Like us on Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pearlfisherlive Visit our Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/pearlfisher... Visit our Google+ Page: https://www.plus.google.com/+pearlfisher Visit our LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pear...
Views: 724 Pearlfisher
Sustainable Intensification of Agricultural Systems
 
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Can we sustainably intensify food production to meet the needs of a growing population with changing consumption patterns? On November 14, 2014, the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (http://www.cias.wisc.edu) addressed this question through a lecture with Dr. Jules Pretty, Professor of Environment and Society, University of Essex. In this presentation, Dr. Pretty analyzes recent evidence of the impacts of sustainable intensification in both developing and industrialized countries, and demonstrates how both yield and natural capital dividends can occur. He provides observations on policies and incentives necessary for the wider adoption of sustainable intensification. This lecture was possible thanks to support from the Lectures Committee General Fund. Cosponsors included the F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture, Slow Food UW, Agroecology Program, Department of Agronomy, Department of Soil Science and Wisconsin Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes.
Views: 722 UW-Madison CALS
Less walls, more life -- design in the tropics | Shaneen Fantin | TEDxJCUCairns
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Shaneen Fantin is an architect who challenges us on some of the assumptions about living in the Tropics and advocates design solutions that use less space, consume less energy, and maximize flexible indoor/outdoor spaces to create places that will bring us joy, cost us less and increase our interaction with the natural environment and community. Shaneen Fantin is a Designer, Thinker and Writer. She is Director of POD (People Oriented Design) – a multi-disciplinary architecture, design, research and community engagement practice based in Cairns. Shaneen is also the Chair of the FNQ committee for the Australian Institute of Architects and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at James Cook University. Shaneen has spent much of the last twenty years working in remote and regional areas with multi-cultural clients and she has a penchant for observing how people use space and create home in the places they live. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 15555 TEDx Talks
Organic Farming, Australia - Learn how to farm organically
 
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Learn the secrets of Australia's Top Organic Farmers. Organic farming is currently receiving a lot of attention. Many farmers are keen to give organics a go but are unsure about the process involved and it's viability. Our one hour video hopes to demystify organic farming by bringing together some of Australia's top commercial organic and non-toxic farmers, and ask them how they manage their enterprises without the use of synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. Mark joined a tour led by Nuffield Farming Scholar Don MacFarlane which took in ten different properties including the Victorian Agricultural Research Centre. The great thing about the one hour video is that it allows the farmers involved to tell their own story on why they went organic, how they went about it and whether it has been a viable move. The video covers such diverse farming enterprises as organic cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs, grain, wine, fruit and vegetables. Some of the farms included in the video are: The Druce family farm "Green Grove" which produces it's own flour and confectionary at their Junee flourmill. Alan Druce has been organic since 1962 and the success they are having with their Green Grove Organics operation in Junee is a fine example to country towns everywhere of what can be done to bring life back into the country. The Statham Family property "Rosnay" near Canowindra which is setting up a grower-marketing group for organic wine, olives, potatoes and pastured poultry. The Statham's wish to form an organic farming community at Rosnay, with 20 acre blocks available for purchase. Nick and Fiona Chambers of 'Fernleigh Farms' near Daylesford, who farm organic vegetables, beef and grazing pigs. They have developed an export market to Japan. Fiona is a senior consultant with Rendell McGuckian Agricultural and Management Consultants and is involved in developing the organic dairy industry. The Johnson's of Wombat Wholefoods near Young show farmer's how even with limited acreage, non-toxic farming can be successful. Sam Johnson runs laying and meat chickens in movable pens, free range turkeys, pigs, cattle and fruit trees. Sam has an on property abattoir and direct markets his produce to consumers and restaurants. An amazing system whereby any waste from the abattoir is used to fertilize his fruit trees and any spoilt fruit is fed to his pigs. The Snowy Mountain Organic Dairy Farm near Cooryong. Stephen Whitstead was recently awarded Victorian Farmer of the year for his initiative in filling a niche market with low fat milk and cream. Weekly times Farmer of the year nominees Gerry and Terry Browning of Yarrawonga, who have had great success using organic principles to rotationally graze their 350 cow herd in a single mob. The video is full of good advice and good ideas. It is refreshing to hear farmers themselves talk passionately and succinctly about their operations. Producer: Mark Shea B.A.(Psych.Soc) Music: Ross Williams Aprenda los secretos de Top Productores Orgánicos de Australia. Imparare i segreti della Top Organic Farmers in Australia . ऑस्ट्रेलिया के शीर्ष कार्बनिक किसानों के रहस्यों को जानें . Apprenez les secrets de Top agriculteurs biologiques de l'Australie .
Views: 53560 Overlander.tv
Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs) | The Lexicon of Sustainability | PBS Food
 
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What if you could buy fresh fruit and vegetables each week, grown by a local farmer? You may have heard of CSAs, but do you know how they really work? Watch this video and find out. Learn the difference between whole wheat and white and meet the people preserving grains. As consumers, we must learn how to tell the difference between whole wheat and white, while farmers can tell a rich story of heritage and identity grains and innovative bakers are reintroducing the grains of their youth. The Lexicon of Sustainability's Know Your Food is a short film series that introduces consumers to key terms and principles that can help them make more informed decisions about the food they eat. Visit http://www.lexiconofsustainability.com to learn more. PBS Food celebrates a love of food and cooking with the best recipes and fresh ingredients. No gimmicks, just food. Find recipes from your favorite cooking shows and more: http://www.pbs.org/food Follow PBS Food on Twitter: @PBSFood
Views: 6031 PBS Food
Gabe Brown: Keys To Building a Healthy Soil
 
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This video features Gabe Brown and his Keys To Building a Healthy Soil, filmed on Nov. 18th 2014 at the Idaho Center for Sustainable Agriculture's annual symposium.
Views: 167325 Transcend Productions
Elements of Sustainable Agriculture
 
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Clips from the "Elements of Sustainable Agriculture" Film by the Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society, based on interviews with 30 Maine farmers about their practices and philosophies regarding sustainable agriculture systems. The complete film is an extraordinary collection of knowledge and advice, distilled into segments on starting up, transitioning, financing, risk, marketing, and cropping, livestock and large-scale practices. Watching it is like walking the fields with a group of old friends.
Applying the principles of biomimicry to business: Wiebke Liu at TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen
 
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Wiebke Liu is a Fortune 500 executive, McKinsey-trained strategist, consultant, entrepreneur, and proud mother. She combines her passion for business with her love for nature into a quest to help businesses shift to sustainable process and product design. She believes we must leave behind the straight-line industrial age methods of production, and embrace closed-loop processes with zero waste. This is how we will stop maximizing for just a few and start optimizing for all. Wiebke's business career started in corporate finance at Deutsche Bank and spans consulting at McKinsey & Company, growing internet start-ups, running her own marketing consultancy, and leading marketing functions at Apollo Group, the world's largest online education provider. She has developed consumer brands including Apollo's Balloon.com, an online skills marketplace, and Innovator's Accelerator, the IDEO-designed innovation course with Harvard's Clayton Christensen. She has also designed sales and marketing programs for market leaders including Adobe, AT&T, Expedia, Microsoft, Peet's Coffee, Sun, Target, and the occasional winery. In her TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen talk, Liu explores nature as the ultimate R&D lab and systems designer. Using examples including slime mold and honey bees, she shows how businesses can drive innovation by studying and mimicking nature. Liu urges businesses to apply nature's blueprints to create win-win value chains with the power to restore our planet. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 6217 TEDx Talks
How Sustainable Farming Can Be Better than Organic Agriculture
 
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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits his friends farm to share with you how sustainable farming can be better than simply organic agriculture. In this episode, John shares with you a small farm on Maui that is growing food in the most natural, "organic" and sustainable way as possible with primary focus on reusing on-site materials vs bringing in external inputs such as fertilizer as much as possible. In this episode you will learn about many of the elements of this sustainable farm that make it a viable family business operation in the tropics with year-round growing conditions. You will discover some of the lesser known and uncommon crops that can be easy to grow in places that do not get a freeze. You will also discover different growing techniques that will allow you to grow more diversity on your farm by providing different environments to your plants. Finally, John will interview Ryan and ask him about why he has been successful quitting his job to work on the farm full time as well as some tips that will help and make you a better gardener or farmer. After watching this episode, you will be more familiar with a more sustainable way of farming besides most industrial organic agriculture as well as learn many tips, and techniques that you can put into practice to grow food more sustainably, locally, and organically for you, your family, your community and the world. Watch the original episode at Ryan's place at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUY8KdODlIA Watch the other episode in Hawaii where NO animal manures are used on a sustainable permaculture homestead: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uAmdB7nxuc
Canadian Cattle Producers Road To Sustainable Beef
 
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Fawn Jackson, Manager of Environmental Affairs at Canadian Cattlemen's Association, shares Canada's path to producing sustainable beef, including a sustainability assessment to benchmark and monitor their progress.
Views: 230 The5mVideos
Winter Stockpile & Grazing Techniques With Greg Judy
 
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Greg Judy and his wife Jan run a successful 1400 acre livestock grazing operation in Missouri founded on the principles of holistic, high density, planned grazing that results in sustainable lush forage. Greg willingly shares the “how-to” of his operation through public speaking and writing to enable others to create a successful business based on his grazing techniques. This is Greg’s FIRST TIME IN CANADA! http://www.greenpasturesfarm.net/ Founded in 2012, the “Practical Farmers of Ontario” (PFO) includes a diverse group of over 200 farmers and friends of farmers. Field crops, beef cattle, dairy (raw milk), hog, lamb and poultry are the top enterprises for PFO farmers, although many have other operations, including fruits and organic vegetables. Our non-farmer members believe that practical farmers can provide multiple benefits to society, including local food security and sound, sustainable farming practices. http://practicalfarmersontario.ca/
Unconventional Agriculture | The Lexicon of Sustainability | PBS Food
 
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Today, half the world's food production—what we eat—depends on chemical fertilizers and herbicides. These are the foundation of Conventional Agriculture, but they pollute our soils, drinking water, waterways, and oceans. Unconventional farmers focus on building soil fertility by working with nature, not against it. The Lexicon of Sustainability's Know Your Food is a short film series that introduces consumers to key terms and principles that can help them make more informed decisions about the food they eat. Visit http://www.lexiconofsustainability.com to learn more. PBS Food celebrates a love of food and cooking with the best recipes and fresh ingredients. No gimmicks, just food. Find recipes from your favorite cooking shows and more: http://www.pbs.org/food Follow PBS Food on Twitter: @PBSFood
Views: 5115 PBS Food
Training Women Farmers for the Future
 
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One of Agile International’s highest priorities is training farmers in Mali in sustainable agriculture principles that can feed families now and in the future. Through our partnership with Colorado State University and your help, Agile International will bring graduate students to Mali to train trainers and farmers in modern soil management principles. Connect with Agile International at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AgileWestAfrica Twitter: https://twitter.com/AgileWestAfrica Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/u/0/104089216894151423804/posts Linked In: http://linkedin.com/in/agileinternational
Views: 110 Agile International
Managing for Soil Health on an Organic Farm - A Farmer's Perspective
 
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Presented by Klaas Martens, Lakeview Organic Grain, Penn Yan, NY View the webinar at http://conservationwebinars.net to earn CEUs. Our presenter, Klaas Martens, Penn Yan, NY, uses a diverse crop rotation to farm over 1,400 acres of organic corn, soybeans, small grains, a variety of peas, and cover crops. By adhering to one simple principle - every crop follows a suitable predecessor - Martens has improved soil health and function to cycle nutrients, increase water infiltration and availability, and eliminate both weed and disease pest problems. In this presentation, Martens will focus on the use of plants to change the soil and how soil biology can perform the services that are expected from tillage. He will also cover relay cropping, or starting one crop before the previous crop is harvested, and how this practice allows him to maintain a living root and cover on the soil all year. Can tillage be part of a soil health building system? Join the webinar to learn more. The opinions expressed in this webinar are those of the producer and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of USDA.
NWC Sustainable, Organic and Alternative Agriculture Certificate - The Basics
 
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At Northwest College, we offer a one-year certificate in Sustainable, Organic and Alternative Agriculture. More information here: www.nwc.edu/soaap
Views: 95 NWCag
Principles of Profitable Ruminant Livestock Production
 
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Presentation given at the Tri-County Ruminant Livestock Production Meeting in Southside Virginia on 12-10-14. Table of Contents: 01:29 - 02:11 - Sustainable Forage Systems 05:47 - Fall Calving on Hay Ration 06:28 - Tall Fescue Hay @ 3 ton/A 09:18 - SPA Record Summary 11:13 - 12:27 - Principle 1: Set a Sustainable Stocking Rate 12:40 - 14:04 - Getting Stocking Rate Right 15:56 - Principle 2: Build and Maintain Soil Fertility 16:21 - Soil Defined 16:54 - 17:51 - Soil Test Pastures 19:04 - Liebig’s Barrel 21:03 - 22:22 - Soil Acidity and Liming 23:25 - Soil pH and Nutrient Availability 23:26 - Soil Acidity and Liming 23:37 - Soil pH and Nutrient Availability 24:39 - 26:04 - Grazing Redistribute Nutrients 27:56 - Nutrient Removed by Hay 29:42 - Value of Nutrients in Hay 30:57 - Principle 3: Manage for Legumes 31:21 - Legumes and Grazing Systems 33:20 - Nitrogen Fixation 35:15 - Managing for Legumes 37:07 - Principle 4: Rotationally Stock Pastures 37:30 - Subdivide Pastures 39:51 - Subdivide Pastures 40:34 - Subdivide Pastures 41:13 - Subdivide Pastures 42:03 - Defoliation 43:22 - Location of Carbohydrate Reserves 46:07 - Carbohydrate Cycling in Alfalfa 46:19 - Carbohydrate and Leaf Area Interactions 47:47 - What is going on Underground? 48:40 - Botanical Composition 48:43 - Principle 5: Stockpile Tall Fescue for Winter Grazing 49:06 - Tall Fescue 49:14 - Stockpiling Cool-Season Grasses 49:41 - Stockpiling Cool-Season Grasses 49:53 - 50:20 - Nitrogen Rate and Source 50:21 - Nitrogen Source Effects on CP 50:22 - Nitrogen Rate and Source 50:36 - Nitrogen Source Effects on CP 50:40 - Nitrogen Source Effects on TDN 52:30 - What does it cost? 52:45 - Putting Ideas into Motion 53:19 - Questions?
Views: 4716 KYForages
Exclusion Principles 2014 Video
 
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This IPM video is the first in a series related to the use of insect pest exclusion for sustainable crop production. It includes review of past studies and latest net house research findings from Alabama. Net house technology is applicable to a wide variety of specialty crops, but careful design is critical to success of this unique IPM approach.
Joel Salatin in Idaho: 10 Threads to Farming Success
 
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This video was recorded on Nov. 18th 2014 at the Sustainable Agriculture Symposium sponsored by the Idaho Center for Sustainable Agriculture. This is segment 3 of 3 of a lecture by Joel Salatin.
Views: 43335 Transcend Productions
Principles of Permaculture  - Part 1
 
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First in a series of five videos on the principles of permaculture. A basic introduction to the principles and there importance to a natural garden, diet and living space.
The most Important Economic Principle by Dr. Lowell Catlett
 
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http://conventionconnection.net/ - Dr. Lowell Catlett talks about the most important economic principle. Dr. Lowell Catlett is a Regent's Professor/Dean and Chief Administrative Officer at New Mexico State University's College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. An exciting futurist, his knowledge of technologies and their implications on the way we will live and work is addressed in his varied and upbeat presentations. Dr. Catlett works on behalf of corporate and association audiences internationally, presenting his take on trends in healthcare, agriculture, the environment, education and more. His talks always address the current state of the economy, and what's in store for businesses down the road. Dr. Lowell Catlett is exclusively represented by Convention Connection. For more information please visit http://conventionconnection.net/
PRECISION AGRICULTURE - Lesson 4 - Variable Rate Technology
 
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This video gives an overview of Variable Rate Technology (VRT). For more information, please visit: http://www.aces.edu/anr/precisionag
Views: 3146 alcoopextensionvideo
Ricardo Sánchez López - Balancing the Three Pillars of Sustainability
 
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Balancing the Three Pillars of Sustainability - Ricardo Sánchez López, Director of Food Security, Latin America, The Nature Conservancy; former Colombian Vice-Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, from the 2014 Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB), November 2 -5, 2014, São Paulo, Brazil. More presentations at http://trufflemedia.com/agmedia/conference/2014-global-roundtable-sustainable-beef
Views: 342 John Blue
FAO Director-General meets with the Private Sector Mechanism
 
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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva urged private sector representatives to contribute to the creation of conditions that ensure responsible investments in food production and agriculture. “Help these principles become part of the environment considered necessary for investment,” Graziano da Silva said, referring to the Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (RAI) that were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). © FAO: http://www.fao.org© FAO: http://www.fao.org© FAO: http://www.fao.org
VKB  Agriculture 2013 english
 
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VKB is a South African agricultural enterprise with the unique vision to focus on alliances with industry related stakeholders. These alliances have developed into the dynamic utilisation of a wide-range of agricultural value chain solutions. Producers in the area in which we conduct business,own and control the VKB Group. Our strategy therefore remain focused on keeping the company as an authentic agricultural producer business, which could also add value for a broader base of general consumers. The VKB Group continues to capitalize on its rich heritage of almost 100 years by applying the sound cooperative principles of the past. These principles ensure that any association with the Group remains a valuable experience, not only for its shareholders, but also as for its suppliers, employees and customers. read more at http://www.vkb.co.za
Views: 1064 VKB (Pty) Ltd
Family poultry production - An introduction to on-farm biosecurity
 
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http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html The video is explaining the principles and components of biosecurity for family poultry producers. Biosecurity measures need to be possible, practical and sustainable. Information is provided in the video how various practical measures for isolation, controlling traffic of people and birds and sanitation will contribute to achieving good biosecurity. The content of the video was prepared by Dr. Philippe Ankers for Associate Poultry Advisers as part of a training programme that was organized by FAO in cooperation with IFAD. © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Feeding the world: Agricultural Biotechnology
 
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News from the American Council on Science and Health
Views: 9485 Matter of Facts
Who's Your Farmer California? Cover Cropping with Martin Burger
 
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Sustainable World Media traveled to the 300 acre Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility in Davis, California to speak with agroecologist Martin Burger. Russell Ranch investigates dry land and irrigated farming in California's Mediterranean climate. In this video, Martin Burger explains the many benefits of cover cropping on farms. These benefits include nitrogen fixing, carbon sequestration, water retention and conservation, erosion control and increasing soil fertility. Russell Ranch is conducting a 100-year study called LTRAS- Long Term Research in Agricultural Sustainability. Learn More at http://asi.ucdavis.edu/rr
Views: 1374 SustainableWorld
Agroecology, initiatives in Australia, India, Japan (permaculture, organic and natural farming)
 
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A year to meet people from agroecology through Australia, India and Japan. An overview in 20 minutes. Project "Tour du Globe Agricole" by the association "Terre d'Initiatives" https://assoterredinitiatives.wordpress.com/
AGROECOLOGY IN MOVEMENT
 
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Donizete Vicente Lopes is a successful small scale farmer in Minas Gerais in Brazil. He believes in and acts according to the principles of agroecology. In this video Donizete shows how with listening to nature and with preserving, degraded land can be turned into very fertile land. Farmers often know sustainable solutions to todays problems in agriculture. The agroecological movement is necessary to bring different types of knowledge together, to work together, and to spread the sustainable solutions all over the world. Agroecology in movement makes part of a bigger project in which farmers from around the world give their perspectives on agriculture in general and show their successful agroecological cultivation systems.
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Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils -- boosting sustainable soil management
 
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http://www.fao.org/globalsoilpartnership/information-resources/en/ The Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) was established at the first Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership held at FAO Headquarters in June, 2013. The ITPS is composed of 27 top soil experts representing all the regions of the world. The main function of the ITPS is to provide scientific and technical advice and guidance on global soil issues to the Global Soil Partnership primarily and to specific requests submitted by global or regional institutions. The ITPS advocates for addressing sustainable soil management in the different sustainable development agendas. This video aims to promote the activities of the ITPS and was launched during the second session of the plenary assembly that took place in Rome from the 22nd to 24th July 2014. This video was financially supported by the European Commission. © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Planting Hope - The Story of Sustainable Harvest International
 
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In a poverty-stricken land where survival is a daily battle, 78 year-old farmer Don Cheyo departs from tradition to make a better life for his family. To do this, he must make the difficult transition from destructive agricultural techniques to more sustainable methods. With the help of his Field Trainer, Juan Carlos, and Sustainable Harvest International, Don Cheyo works to provide his family with organic fruits and vegetables that were previously non-existent in his rural village. They face a huge challenge: How do you go against an entire nation's culture? How do you lead the younger generation away from slash-and-burn farming when it's all they know? Planting Hope is a colorful look into the Honduran landscape, and a call for grassroots agricultural reform--for the sake of humanity and the environment at large. Myriad Media http://www.myriadmedia.net Media Type: Documentary Producer: Ricardo Roberts and Tony Cope Director of Photography: Tony Cope Editor: Daniel Cook, Tony Cope, Ricardo Roberts Motion Graphics: Jennifer King Music & Sound: Mixed and mastered by Blazing Music and Sound. Music by various artists

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