Tag: Agriculture

AMALFI COAST LEMON | A “How Does it Grow?” Special: THE FLYING FARMER

AMALFI COAST LEMON | A “How Does it Grow?” Special: THE FLYING FARMER

By Micah Moen 100 Comments January 19, 2020

(Music) On Italy’s Amalfi Coast, there’s a food farmed nowhere else on Earth. Caring for it requires fearlessness, breathtaking agility, and a deep connection to the land. This is a young man’s trade but it’s done almost entirely by old men, and I’ve come here to meet one of the greats. (Music) Gigino just turned […]

Ag PhD Show #1136 (Air Date 1-12-20)
Anti desertification and reforestation with the Growboxx® plant cocoon

Anti desertification and reforestation with the Growboxx® plant cocoon

By Micah Moen 8 Comments January 14, 2020

Groasis’ biodegradable plant cocoon: the Growboxx® ‘lower cost – less water – faster growth’ The inexpensive disposable biodegradable plant cocoon of Groasis, called the Growboxx®, is made from recycled paper. You can plant shrubs, trees and/or vegetables without using irrigation, resulting in 90% less water used when compared to drip irrigation. The Growboxx® creates a […]

Nature and More Grower: Javier Moreno

Nature and More Grower: Javier Moreno

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 13, 2020

My name is Javier Moreno Contreras. I’m a producer of organic persian limes. We’ve been working on this project for approximately 8 years. Why do we produce organic limes? We do it because we feel for it; we love it. It’s been a difficult project but we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished because we’re sending […]

UWA Agriculture, Economics and Nature – Promo

UWA Agriculture, Economics and Nature – Promo

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 12, 2020

[MUSIC PLAYING] Hi. I’d David Pannell from the University of Western Australia. Agriculture has delivered massive benefits to humanity. The development of agriculture is what got human beings started on the long trip from hunter/gatherers to modern civilization. We wouldn’t have had our current wealth, health, knowledge, and technology if our ancestors around 10,000 years […]

Food, Earth, Happiness [Official – Short Film on Natural Farming]

Food, Earth, Happiness [Official – Short Film on Natural Farming]

By Micah Moen 14 Comments January 9, 2020

This is an abbreviated edit of the internationally acclaimed documentary “Final Straw: Food, Earth, Happiness” It was filmed, edited, and produced by an American photographer and Korean book editor who quit their jobs and spent four years… …in search of those who are learning again how to live with the Earth The film is inspired […]

How to Identify (and Avoid) Wetlands – Part 2
Natural England – Outdoor pig farming film

Natural England – Outdoor pig farming film

By Micah Moen 16 Comments January 6, 2020

choosing the right site for outdoor pig keeping is critical to protect the environment, look after the animals and achieve the most efficient production. The catchment sensitive farming project is helping farmers like David Robinson produce the best meat while reducing pollution and damage to the environment. His farms now become a demonstration model for […]

Natural Stream Restoration: Good Stream Gone Bad (Part II)
Getting better all the time: Constructed wetlands on the Embarras River

Getting better all the time: Constructed wetlands on the Embarras River

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 4, 2020

We built these wetlands, and they removed about 45 percent of the total nitrate that came in. Because the weather was a little drier, we had even greater removal, and we removed nearly 60 percent of the nitrate that entered into the wetland that was in the tile. That first winter back in 1995, we […]