Tag: farming

How to get healthy without dieting | Darya Rose | TEDxSalem

Translator: Zsófia Herczeg Reviewer: Tanya Cushman I started my first diet when I was eleven years old, sixth grade. I wasn’t overweight or anything close to it, but I came into the kitchen before school one morning, and my mom was making herself a chocolate milkshake for breakfast. If you can remember being eleven, you…


Why is organic food so *#@! expensive?? | Ali Partovi | TEDxManhattan

Translator: Mercia Costa Reviewer: Denise RQ I’ve invested a lot of my own money into organic and sustainable farming, and to converting American farmland to organic, and I’m here to dispel some misperceptions about organic food. There is this prevailing notion that organic farming is more expensive and less sufficient, right? And that we need…


How the Netherlands Led a Food Revolution

The Netherlands is a small country. It’s so small, you could fit it into the U.S. two hundred and seventy times. But it’s big when it comes to making food. Remarkably it has the second largest agricultural exports in the world, mainly through being able to produce vast amounts of food on tiny plots. The…


Future of Food: Farming in the age of climate change

I’ve kind of accepted my fate, in a way, of being, sort of, the guy that’s alarmed about this before everybody else is. “One slice of New York cheesecake.” Why is it, in so many of the sci-fi movies, “Breakfast of champions.” food of the future comes out of a gadget? “Hydrate level four, please.”…


Easiest Way to Tell if Your Soil is Healthy in Your Garden

Alright! This is John Kohler with growingyourgreens.com, coming at you from my front yard garden and today’s going to be one of my quickest episodes ever, and it’s a way that everybody can use to find out the health of your garden. You know, the healthier garden is only as healthy as the soil, much…


UPL: Touching lives, strengthening food & nutritional security.

A UPL é uma empresa bastante comprometida com o setor agrícola. Somos o maior produtor de químicos agrícolas na Índia. Estamos muito comprometidos com os Objetivos do Desenvolvimento Sustentável. Reduzimos o consumo de energia, e quando esse consumo é reduzido, as emissões de CO2 também são reduzidas. A segunda medida que adotámos foi a assinatura…


Vitamins, Minerals and Protein and Fly Control in Cattle Nutrition

Hi I’m Mike. The day to day requirements for cows aren’t many. They need food, they need water, but that doesn’t mean that as the one in charge of them, that’s where it ends. My job is to make sure the cows have what they don’t even know they need, and much like a toddler…


Cover Crops: The Secret Weapon to Healthier Soil

– My name is Aaron Lehman. I’m the fifth generation of Lehmans on this farm. We farm about 550 acres in rural Polk County, Iowa. About 12 years ago, we were farming corn and soybeans, then we started exploring ways to diversify our operation by growing additional crops, and we started exploring growing it organically….


Food Waste Innovators wanted! REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest Call for Submissions

Could food waste be the next European crisis? 20% of food is lost or wasted in Europe. The UN estimates that globally this figure is closer to 30%. Today food has taken to the streets in several European capitals to protest against what they are calling staggering amounts of food waste. We now take you…


Plant vs. Cow Calcium

“Plant vs. Cow Calcium” So we’ve gone over the overall healthfulness of eggs and meat. What about dairy? Overall—harmful, harmless, or helpful? Overall—harmful. The #1 source of calcium in the American diet is dairy products. The #1 source of artery-clogging saturated fat is also dairy products; one of the top allergens in the U.S. food…