Tag: Agriculture

Beef is Bad for the Climate… But How Bad? | Hot Mess 🌎

Beef is Bad for the Climate… But How Bad? | Hot Mess 🌎

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 17, 2019

Beef… it’s what’s for dinner. Or… depending on who you ask, it’s destroying the planet. This meat is contentious. Lots of people love eating beef, but it also has the biggest environmental impact of nearly any food we eat. So, what can we do about it? [OPEN] Per pound, producing beef releases more greenhouse gases […]

Savanna Institute Overview

Savanna Institute Overview

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 16, 2019

At the Savanna Institute, we are developing farming systems modeled after an exceptionally productive ecosystem: the savanna. Once common throughout the corn belts and bread baskets of the world, savannas protect soil, regenerate nutrients, filter water, sequester carbon, and nurture biodiversity. Farms can do all these things too, mimicking the patterns of natural savannas, by […]

Lecture 1-Principles of Energy Balance in Environmental Systems

Lecture 1-Principles of Energy Balance in Environmental Systems

By Micah Moen 1 Comment September 11, 2019

So this is going to be different because this is a higher level class than beginning graduate students because most of you have already had exposure to some of this stuff. We will try to solidify the basics and then go into more depth as we come up on things. I should introduce myself like […]

OSU CASNR | Natural Resource Ecology & Management Degree Program

OSU CASNR | Natural Resource Ecology & Management Degree Program

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 11, 2019

(guitar music) – Natural Resource Ecology and Management covers a broad spectrum of career focuses from fisheries to forestry, rangeland ecology as well as wildlife. Generally speaking, it focuses on our natural resources and how we can better manage them for the future. We have to manage our natural resources to sustain them for future […]

Today’s Forest: Ecology & Management

Today’s Forest: Ecology & Management

By Micah Moen 1 Comment September 10, 2019

[music] I spent lots and lots of time in the Black Hills in fact most of the most of my research in the past 20 years has has been up in the Black Hills. I’ve done things like work work on Jasper, so I’ve, with Wayne Shepherd, who some of you may and founded in […]

How our food is grown and consumed is making climate change worse. What can we do?

How our food is grown and consumed is making climate change worse. What can we do?

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 10, 2019

NICK SCHIFRIN: It is a dire warning. The latest science paints a picture of a future in the grips of extreme weather. William Brangham reports on how much impact climate change and the way we use our land will have on the very basics of life. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: If we don’t quickly change the way […]

Greener Roots Farm: Controlled Environment Agriculture | Volunteer Gardener

Greener Roots Farm: Controlled Environment Agriculture | Volunteer Gardener

By Micah Moen 4 Comments September 8, 2019

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Underwater farms vs. climate change? – Ayana Johnson and Megan Davis

Underwater farms vs. climate change? – Ayana Johnson and Megan Davis

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 8, 2019

For 3 billion people around the world, seafood provides a significant source of protein and nutrition. But recent studies show that 33% of wild fisheries are overfished, while another 60% are fished at their maximum capacity. In fact, over half the seafood we eat– from finfish and shellfish to seaweed and algae– isn’t caught in […]

Food environment research: An introduction

Food environment research: An introduction

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 8, 2019

People interact with their food environments on a daily basis to acquire and consume food. Food Environment research has been developed in high-income countries in response to the high prevalence of obesity and non- communicable diseases. New insights on food security and malnutrition in all its forms may be gained by addressing food environments in […]

🔴 How Climate Change Affects Corn & Soybean Prices (w/ Shawn Hackett)

🔴 How Climate Change Affects Corn & Soybean Prices (w/ Shawn Hackett)

By Micah Moen 46 Comments September 6, 2019

JAKE MERL: Welcome to Trade Ideas. I’m Jake Merl, sitting down with Shawn Hackett, President of Hackett Financial Advisors. Shawn, great to have you back on the show. SHAWN HACKETT: It’s always good to be here. JAKE MERL: Let’s get right into it. What are we talking about today? SHAWN HACKETT: We’re talking about a […]