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Farmer Podcast Club: Why is so much topsoil disappearing?

Posted by Lilli Klamke on April 09, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Why is so much topsoil disappearing… – Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Jan 22, 2019 Today’s program is from the Radio Cafe archives. David Johnson is a senior research scientist and molecular biologist at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. We talk about the process of restoring soil, and how farmers, ranchers, and land managers can be incentivized to engage in healthy soil practices.   Listen to the full episode: https://player.fm/series/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/why-is-so-much-topsoil-disappearing Subscribe to Down to Earth on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340?mt=2&i=1000428207392 … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Why is so much topsoil disappearing?

Farmer Podcast Club: A Cynical Farmer Rebuffed

Posted by Lilli Klamke on April 08, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. e107: A Cynical Farmer Rebuffed- The Ruminant: By Jordan Marr Released Feb 21, 2019 My guest this ep is Stefan Morales, producer of the Working Together podcast. Stefan and I both care about food and farming. I brought my passions to farming; he took his into the non-profit and government sphere. We compare notes, things get mildly awkward, and a farmer’s heart grows by a couple of sizes. Or: a guy with good insights about the workings of bureaucracy offers advice for reformers about how to engage with it. Listen to the full episode: … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: A Cynical Farmer Rebuffed

Farmer Podcast Club: Cultivariable #5: Q&A

Posted by Lilli Klamke on April 03, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Cultivariable #5: Questions&Answers- Released Jun 29, 2018 In this episode of the Cultivariable podcast, I answer listener questions: * 00:57 Which tuber crops are best for permaculture? * 05:14 Are there any tuber crops that fix nitrogen? * 08:35 Might arracacha be a dynamic accumulator? * 10:35 Can you explain the process that you use for collecting plants from the wild? * 14:35 Why should all gardeners also be plant breeders? * 16:58 How could GMOs make all plants sterile? * 21:11 Can you explain how GMOs lead to super weeds?… … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Cultivariable #5: Q&A

Farmer Podcast Club: Reawakening our Instincts for Healthy Eating

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 26, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Reawakening our Instincts for Healthy Eating – Down to Earth – The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Feb 19, 2019 Animals and people have instincts that will guide them to eat a very healthy diet if given half a chance. But we also have cultural practices, marketing, dubious government guidelines, degradation of food supplies, and many other impediments to healthy eating. Fred Provenza explores all this and more in his book Nourishment: What Animals Can Teach Us About Rediscovering Our Nutritional Wisdom. In this podcast we discuss how wild animals, livestock, and … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Reawakening our Instincts for Healthy Eating

Farmer Podcast Club: The Beauty Puzzle

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 11, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Beauty Puzzle- Radiolab Released February 7, 2019 When a female animal is checking out her prospects, natural selection would dictate that she pay attention to how healthy, or strong, or fit he is. But when it comes to finding a mate, some animals seem to be engaged in a very different game. What if a female were looking for something else – something that has nothing to do with fitness? Something…beautiful? Today we explore a different way of looking at evolution and what it may mean for the course of science. This episode was reported by Robert Krulwich … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Beauty Puzzle

Farmer Podcast Club- Tractor Time Episode 11: John Kempf, Founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 20, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Episode 11: John Kempf, Founder of Advancing Eco-Agriculture: Tractor Time, Acres USA  ReleasedOct 25, 2017 John Kempf is the founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture, a crop consulting company, and is an expert in the field of biological and regenerative farming.  A resident of Middlefield, Ohio, Kempf is a farmer who grew up in and remains a part of the Amish community.     Listen to the full episode: https://www.acresusa.com/pages/tractor-time-podcast Subscribe to Tractor Time on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/acres-u-s-a/id1228753412?mt=2 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club- Tractor Time Episode 11: John Kempf, Founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture

Farmer Podcast Club: 338- Crude Habitat

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 20, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Tractor Time Episode 11: John Kempf, Founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture  Released Jan 23, 2019 Santa Barbara, California, is a famously beautiful place, but if you look offshore from one of the city’s many beaches, you’ll see a series of artificial structures that stand out against the natural blue horizon. These oil platforms are at the center of a complicated debate going on right now within the environmental community about the relationship between nature and human infrastructure. Listen to the full episode: https://www.acresusa.com/pages/tractor-time-podcast Subscribe to 99% Invisible on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/99-invisible/id394775318?mt=2&i=1000428280364 Share This … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 338- Crude Habitat

Farmer Podcast Club: Think like a chicken

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 29, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Think like a chicken- Down to Earth – The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Dec 11, 2018 Reginaldo Haslett Marroquín of the Main Street Project in Northfield, Minnesota, talks about a new model for  a healthy and regenerative poultry industry — and how it can be accomplished with modest investments of land and capital. One of the main challenges of envisioning a healthy food system is how it can work at a large scale, and not just for niche markets. Here you’ll hear how it can be done — and how … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Think like a chicken

Farmer Podcast Club: Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 22, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi –  Ologies with Alie Ward Released Oct 31, 2017 Hoooo boy. We’re all up in death and dying’s bizness and to Alie’s shock, it’s not a bummer. Confront and perhaps OVERCOME existential anxiety as we discuss not only the science of death but the nature and goddamn beauty of life. Everything from burial methods, the latest in eco funerals, what a funeral director hates most, how gnomes die, and how to regret less. Meet your new favorite thanatologist and oddly, get the guts to … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi

Farmer Podcast Club: Restoring our relationship with nature from lake beds to treetops

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 15, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Restoring our relationship with nature from lake beds to treetops- CBC radio – ideas Released June 25, 2018 IDEAS host Paul Kennedy moderates the fifth Muskoka Summit on the Environment, a panel discussion about “Restoring our Relationship with the Natural World.” Six guests join Kennedy in a discussion about the environment.   Listen to the full episode: https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=551875796:554548920 Subscribe to CBC radio-  Ideas on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/ideas-from-cbc-radio-highlights/id151485663?mt=2&i=1000414598413 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or scroll … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Restoring our relationship with nature from lake beds to treetops