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Farmer Podcast Club: The Brown Revolution

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 17, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. EP 20 The Brown Revolution – Rural Routes to Climate Solution Soil is pretty amazing stuff. It can produce food, sequester carbon and provide ecosystem services. Since the introduction of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, high-yield crops and irrigation in the 1960’s, agriculture has been more preoccupied with what has been happening above the soil than the vast universe of soil organisms in the soil (we also didn’t know a lot about tiny soil microbes back then either). World renowned soil microbiologist, former chief scientist of the Rodale Institute and former USDA scientist, Dr. … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Brown Revolution

Farmer Podcast Club: EP15 Ecosystem Services

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 04, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. EP15 Ecosystem Services- Rural Routes to Climate Solutions Released Mar 31, 2019 It doesn’t matter if you live in the urban jungle or an actual jungle, everyone lives in an ecosystem. Food production is a service ecosystems provide along with clean air and water, habitat for wildlife and natural pollination of plants. Agricultural producers are simply working with these services that nature provides freely in a sense. Christine Campbell, western hub manager with ALUS Canada, explains what ecosystem services are and how they interact with agricultural land. Campbell also goes over … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: EP15 Ecosystem Services

JOB: ALBERTA – Rural Routes to Climate Solutions, Solar Lab Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 09, 2019

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Rural Routes to Climate Solutions in Alberta is hiring a Solar Lab Coordinator! About Rural Routes to Climate Solutions FARM SOLUTIONS = CLIMATE SOLUTIONS Farmers and ranchers can play a pivotal role in building the low-carbon economy of the future. Especially in Alberta, home to one-third of Canada’s agricultural land and two important carbon sinks—grasslands and the boreal forest. The wildrose province also has some of the best solar and wind power resources in Canada. Climate solutions are often viewed as being an inconvenience to our everyday lives. But farm solutions are climate solutions and many of them have multiple concrete … Continue reading JOB: ALBERTA – Rural Routes to Climate Solutions, Solar Lab Coordinator

JOB: ALBERTA – Rural Routes to Climate Solutions, Project Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 09, 2019

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Rural Routes to Climate Solutions in Alberta is hiring a Project Coordinator! About Rural Routes to Climate Solutions FARM SOLUTIONS = CLIMATE SOLUTIONS Farmers and ranchers can play a pivotal role in building the low-carbon economy of the future. Especially in Alberta, home to one-third of Canada’s agricultural land and two important carbon sinks—grasslands and the boreal forest. The wildrose province also has some of the best solar and wind power resources in Canada. Climate solutions are often viewed as being an inconvenience to our everyday lives. But farm solutions are climate solutions and many of them have multiple concrete … Continue reading JOB: ALBERTA – Rural Routes to Climate Solutions, Project Coordinator