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Why Choose Agriculture -- Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Design
 
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Jason Shelton - Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Design
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Remarks by Cyprus' Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources
 
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Remarks on agriculture, fisheries and climate change by the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources of Cyprus, Nicos Kouyialis, following a meeting with FAO Director-General. Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Master’s programme in Agricultural, environmental and resource economics
 
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Are you looking forward to a future as an expert in Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics? As a graduate of our Master’s Programme in Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics, you can find employment in the national or international market, for example at universities, research institutes, the public sector or in business, or you can become a self-employed entrepreneur. https://www.helsinki.fi/en/studying
[Agriculture] Becoming a Natural Resources and Environmental Science Student (NRES)
 
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[Agriculture] Becoming a Natural Resources and Environmental Science Student (NRES) I collected all videos about alternative energy. If you own this video and do not want to be displayed on this channel, please contact me via channel email. Thanks for watching!
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Mr. Sofoclis Aletraris, Minister of Agriculture | Cyprus
 
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Subscribe and Visit The European Times - http://www.european-times.com/ Interview with Mr. Sofoclis Aletraris, Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment – Cyprus
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Ministry of Agriculture Cyprus - Environment
 
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Directed by Paris El-Said D.O.P : Sofronis Sofroniou Production Design : Constantina Andreou Production Company : Semio Productions
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Environment Minister and Deputy Minister of Agriculture visit Baan Pakoiwa Agri-Nature Center
 
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The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment and Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives have visited the Agri-Nature Center setup in Baan Pakoiwa of Tak province to review its success in promoting environmental sustainability.
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Agriculture & Natural Resources Pathway
 
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An overview of the Agriculture & Natural Resources Pathway at Poudre High School
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Ministry of Energy Environment And Natural Resources Photo Slideshow
 
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The ministry of Energy, Environment and Natural Resource is one of the ten ministries in Turkana County established after the devolved government as provision in the Kenyan New constitution 2010 chapter 11 articles 176 (2) with an aim of decentralize its functions and the provision of services directly and near to the local community.
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Employment Opportunities for College Graduates in Food, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources
 
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Did you know that there are more job opportunities in food, agricultural, renewable natural resources and the environment than there are college graduates to fill those jobs? That's the finding of a U.S. Department of Agriculture report, forecasting that there will be an estimated 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually for college graduates through 2020. However, the United States only produces about 35,400 new college graduates in related fields every year, according to the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Purdue University project there are only an average of 35,400 of new college graduates. (For more on the report, see https://www.purdue.edu/usda/employment/.) There are great opportunities for highly-skilled jobs in agriculture, so consider studying at Cal Poly Pomona's College of Agriculture. Visit http://www.cpp.edu/agri for more information.
Agriculture
 
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016 - Agriculture In this video Paul Andersen describes the pros and cons of industrial agriculture including: monocropping, irrigation, and the use of pesticides, fertilizers, and GMOs. Do you speak another language? Help me translate my videos: http://www.bozemanscience.com/translations/ Music Attribution Intro Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License Outro Title: String Theory Artist: Herman Jolly http://sunsetvalley.bandcamp.com/track/string-theory All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: AnnaJB. This Is an Image of Food from Rwanda, November 27, 2014. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Intercropping_maize_and_beans.jpg. Beebe, Sam. English: Crop Circles along the Columbia, Washington, USA, June 23, 2008. Flickr: Crop circles along the Columbia. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crop_circles_along_the_Columbia,_Washington,_USA.jpg. Betts, Lynn. English: View of Nitrogen Fertilizer Being Applied to Growing Corn, 1999. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service. Photo no. NRCSIA99241. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fertilizer_applied_to_corn_field.jpg. ———. English: View of Runoff, 1999. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Runoff_of_soil_%26_fertilizer.jpg. Clubs, Thirteen Of. Français : Station de Stockage D’ammoniac Anhydre Pour Engrais Aux États-Unis, May 7, 2007. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thirteenofclubs/4617259619/. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anhydrous_ammonia_fertilizer.jpg. “Fertilizer.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, October 5, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fertilizer&oldid=684235844. File:ClaySumerianSickle.jpg, n.d. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ClaySumerianSickle.jpg. Galloway, Ewing. English: Plowing an Alfalfa Field by Tractor, US, before 1921. 300 ppi scan of Collier’s New Encyclopedia, Volume 1 (1921), opposite page 58, panel H. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Agriculture_(Plowing)_CNE-v1-p58-H.jpg. “Golden Rice.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, October 1, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Golden_rice&oldid=683688410. “Irrigation.” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, September 1, 2015. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Irrigation&oldid=678999049. Kollmann, Dan. English: Combine in Wheat Field, August 30, 2012. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Combine_in_wheat_field.jpg. lamiot, F. English: Eutrophication, July 2005. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:EutrophicationEutrophisationEutrophierung.jpg. Martin-rnr. Deutsch: Bioakkumulation, [object HTMLTableCellElement]. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bioakkumulation_von_schadstoffen.png. O’Rear, USDA Photo by: Charles. English: Spraying Pesticide in California, [object HTMLTableCellElement]. http://www.usda.gov/oc/photo/95cs2841.htm - Image Number:95c2841 CD0623-027. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cropduster_spraying_pesticides.jpg. Pollinator. English: Integrated Pest Management –, February 15, 2004. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IPMtrap4854.JPG. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IPMtrap4854.JPG. Self. Diagram Showing Development of Pesticide Resistance in Insects, February 25, 2008. Own work. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pesticide_resistance.svg. Sennedjem, Deutsch: Maler der Grabkammer des SennudemEnglish: Painter of the burial chamber of. Deutsch: Grabkammer Des Sennudem, Szene: Pflügender Bauer. Deutsch: Wandbild English: Mural. Deutsch: Grab des Sennudem. Accessed October 12, 2015. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Maler_der_Grabkammer_des_Sennudem_001.jpg. Service, Lynn Betts, USDA Natural Resources Conservation. English: Terraces, photo 1999. http://photogallery.nrcs.usda.gov/Index.asp. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:TerracesBuffers.JPG. Service, Photo by Lynn Betts, USDA Natural Resources Conservation. Ephemeral Gully Erosion, October 4, 2011. USDA NRCS Photo Gallery: NRCSIA99145.tif. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NRCSIA99145_-_Iowa_(2991)(NRCS_Photo_Gallery).tif. Service, Photo by Tim McCabe, USDA Natural Resources Conservation. Crop Consultant Scouts, October 4, 2011. USDA NRCS Photo Gallery: NRCSIA99285.tif. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NRCSIA99285_-_Iowa_(3265)(NRCS_Photo_Gallery).tif. Steinert, Eric. Larva of Chrysoperla Carnea with Prey, June 19, 2004. from de.wiki, uploaded by kulac. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chrysoperla_carnea_larva02.jpg.
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Lao PDR Policy - Strategy Selected Focus on Agriculture  and Natural Resource
 
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“Lao PDR Policy - Strategy Selected Focus on Agriculture and Natural Resource and Simple application for Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation" by Assoc.Prof.Dr.Linkham Douangsavang Deputy Director General Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) GMS Seminar on climate change and Sustainable Natural resources Management (GMScc) 3–4 December2014 ChiangMai,Thailad
Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture
 
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Video presentation of Pablo Tittonell, National Coordinator of INTA's Programme Natural Resources and Environment, Argentina for the Sustainable Intensification Community session during the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy; Monday November 7th 2016, Phoenix Convention Centre, Arizona.
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Mr. Nicos Kouyialis_Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment_Cyprus
 
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Mr. Nicos Kouyialis, Minister, explains the different actions that are currently bind developed in Cyprus in order to transform its economy into a green, such as the new national green economy strategy. Mr. Kouyialis emphasises that sustainable development need to be developed amongst Mediterranean countries by using the SCP approach.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
 
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Agriculture and Natural Resources
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Hearing: USDA Natural Resources and Environment Budget (EventID=104501)
 
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The House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee holds a hearing to review the FY 2017 budget request for USDA's Natural Resources and Environment programs. Witnesses Mr. Jason Weller, Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service Mr. Michael Young, Budget Officer, Department of Agriculture
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A look at Rutgers Department of Agriculture's impact
 
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Rutgers University Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources highlights its far reach like the Cooperative Extension network that is linked with farms across the country and an international workforce development program in Greece. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for daily videos: http://bit.ly/1ERsYqw **More info & videos below** For full episodes, check out http://www.njtvnews.org/ Let us know what you think! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/njtvonline/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/njtvnews/ ----------------- While NJTV does not and cannot review every submission and is not responsible for the content of your comments, NJTV reserves the right to delete, remove, move, or edit comments that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise illegal or unacceptable for any reason. ----------------- NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams is a week-nightly news program on NJTV covering local New Jersey news as well as a multi-platform, local information source for New Jersey. Be sure to share with us your story ideas, feedback and tips about news in your neighborhood here: http://bit.ly/1GnSEtn NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams airs every weeknight at 6, 7:30 and 11 p.m. ET on NJTV.
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EEDS: Balancing Economy, Environment and Development for a Sustainable Future
 
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Economy, Environment, Development and Sustainability Major at The Ohio State University. A joint major between the School of Natural Resources and the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. A growing population and expanding economy in a world with resource constraints underscore the need for sustainable solutions that balance the environment, economy and society. The EEDS major is a multi-disciplinary degree program that focuses on the human dimensions of sustainability. This cutting-edge major provides the core knowledge and skills students need to launch a career in sustainability in the private, public or non-profit sectors.
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Near East and North African countries can gain significantly from expanding their forest cover.
 
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Mr. Chadi Mohanna, Director of Rural Development and Natural Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, Lebanon, explains that Near East and North African countries are severely affected by desertification and climate change. These dynamics are set to increase in the future, but one of the best ways of halting this and combating the negative effects is through large-scale reafforestation to increase forest cover and halt the encroachment of sand dunes. Lebanon has embarked on a programme to plant 40 million programme trees, with the aim of increasing forest cover from 13 to 20 percent by 2030. This is working well as a private-public joint venture and attracting a lot of international attention, including from the development community. Mr Mohanna encourages other countries in Africa and the Middle East to emulate such a successful approach. Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Reducing deforestation while promoting social and economic development
 
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H.E. Lamin B. Dibba, Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources of the Gambia, explains how to reduce deforestation while maintaining a balance between the economic, social and environmental dimensions of progress and growth, especially in developing countries. He also talks about the importance of community forestry in achieving a more equitable development in the Gambia. Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Careers in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management
 
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Produced by the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. This video covers different careers in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management.
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Kentucky Agriculture: Our Farmers, Our Food, Our Future
 
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This video gives an overview of Kentucky agriculture - past, present, and future. From pre-colonization to today, we provide a glimpse of how Kentucky farmers work the land to raise food and natural resources. We have included interviews with the Ragland family, who has been farming in Kentucky since the early 1800s, the same time Abraham Lincoln's family moved into the area; Will Bowling, a young farmer in eastern Kentucky; Jon Bednarski, an Oldham County farmer recognized for his conservation efforts; and Warren Beeler with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, explains how everyone works together for farming success.
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MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
 
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The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources provides students an academically challenging environment where they put their knowledge into practice on campus, in Michigan and around the world. Visit http://www.canr.msu.edu for more information.
Balancing Economics, Environmental Stewardship, and Crop Production - NRES Seminar Series
 
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Dr. Jason Bergtold (Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University) discusses how to balance economics, environmental stewardship, and crop production risk with examples from Kansas farms. This talk was presented for students participating in the capstone course of the Natural Resources and Environmental Science (NRES) Secondary Major and was open to the general public as part of the Natural Resources and Environmental Science Seminar Series. NRES at K-State is supported by the Office of the Provost, College of Agriculture, College of Arts & Sciences, and the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
Tackling Gorse weed on your property
 
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This video was produced with support from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and the South Australian Department for Environment and Water.
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UWA Agriculture, Economics and Nature - Promo
 
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The University of Western Australia is offering a free online course on the economics of agriculture, natural resources and the environment. This course is about agricultural production and the interaction between agriculture and the environment. The material presented can help us understand changes that have occurred in agriculture, and support improved decision making about things like agricultural production methods, agricultural input levels, resource conservation, and the balance between agricultural production and its environmental impacts.
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University of Minnesota Crookston Majors in Agriculture and Natural Resources
 
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A 30 second video showcasing the majors available through the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Small class sizes, good placement stats, and personalized attention for students also characterize the Crookston campus. Earn your prestigious University of Minnesota degree on a small, friendly campus. This spot was produced for the U of M Crookston by SimmonsFlint. The officially licensed music is entitled "All the Little Things" by Ben Cocks. Visit the campus today! The U of M Crookston offers ten different majors (and several additional concentration or emphasis areas within those majors) through its Agriculture and Natural Resources Department: - Agricultural Business - Agricultural Education - Agricultural Systems Management - Agronomy - Animal Science (pre-vet option available) - Aviation - Equine Science - Golf and Turf Management - Horticulture - Natural Resources
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Brazil delegation meets with DPR and CDFA
 
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Representatives from Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA); Institute of the Environment & Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA); Institute of the Environment & Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA); National Agency for Sanitary Surveillance, Ministry of Health (ANVISA); and National Association for Plant Protection (ANDEF) met with DPR and CDFA to learn more about pesticide enforcement and residue monitoring for fresh produce. The tour and briefing took place at the Center for Analytical Chemistry. More information: DPR Links: www.cdpr.ca.gov CDFA-Center for Analytical Chemistry: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/is/cac/ Special thanks to USDA FAS, Tiffany Tu
Committee on Rural Economy, Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources
 
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Presentation and debates on report on the participation of the Pan-African Parliament in the Conference of the Parties (COP23) Session, 6 – 17 November 2017, Bonn, Germany
Invest in agriculture to reduce poverty -- World Bank
 
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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation assistant director-general for the natural resources management and environment department Alexander Muller discusses the need for coherence and integration in tackling global agricultural and climate challenges
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2018 STAC Video
 
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State Technical Advisory Committees serve in an advisory capacity to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and other agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the implementation of the natural resources conservation provisions of Farm Bill legislation. Committees are intended to include members from a wide variety of natural resource and agricultural interests. Chaired by the NRCS State Conservationist in each State, these Committees are composed of representatives from Federal and State natural resource agencies, American Indian Tribes, agricultural and environmental organizations, and agricultural producers. The Committees meet regularly to provide information, analysis, and recommendations to appropriate USDA officials, who strongly consider their advice. Individuals or groups wanting to participate as members on a State Technical Committee may submit requests to the State Conservationist explaining their interest and relevant credentials.
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Judi Wakhungu on forests in the 2030 Agenda
 
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Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Kenya shares her views on how the full potential of forests can best be unlocked to contribute to the global development goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Read more http://www.environment.go.ke/ Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Recognising invasive African Lovegrass on the Fleurieu Peninsula
 
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This video was produced with support from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and the South Australian Department for Environment and Water.
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Careers in Agriculture
 
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A short look at some careers at the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.
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CYPADAPT MCA tool demonstation video
 
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This is the demonstration video of the CYPADAPT Multi-criteria Analysis tool for the prioritization of measures for adapting to climate change impacts. The demonstration video provides background information on the project and the problem targeted, guidance on the installation and initial start up of the software as well as step-by-step guidelines on the software operation. The CYPADAPT Multi-criteria Analysis tool was developed by the Unit of Environmental Science, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens. LIFE+CYPADAPT "Development of a national strategy for adaptation to climate change adverse impacts in Cyprus" LIFE10ENV/CY/000723 The project initiated in September 2011 and had a duration of 31 months. The Department of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment of Cyprus was the coordinator of the project, while the National Technical University of Athens and the National Observatory of Athens were project partners. The project was co-financed by the LIFE+ programme, the EU financial instrument for the environment. The CYPADAPT main aim was to strengthen and increase Cyprus adaptive capacity to climate change impacts through the development of a National Adaptation Strategy. More information available at the project website http://cypadapt.uest.gr
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Next Steps for Maryland
 
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A conversation between the Hon. Joe Bartenfelder, Secretary, Maryland Department of Agriculture, the Hon. Mark Belton, Secretary, Department of Natural Resources, the Hon. Ben Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment and the Hon. Thomas Middleton, Senator, Maryland State Senate. The panel was moderated by Stuart Clarke, Executive Director, Town Creek Foundation. It was recorded at "Digging Deeper: The Role of Healthy Soil in Maryland’s Agriculture, Water Quality, and Climate," a symposium on soil and agriculture.
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Agricultural Economics Definition | Definition & Explanation of Agriculture Economics (Audio Book)
 
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Agricultural Economics Definition | Definition & Explanation of Agriculture Economics (Audio Book) Agricultural economics or agronomics is an applied field of economics, concerned with the application of economic theory in optimizing the production and distribution of food and fibre—a discipline known as agronomics. Agronomics was a branch of economics that specifically dealt with land usage. It focused on maximizing the crop yield while maintaining a good soil ecosystem. Throughout the 20th century the discipline expanded and the current scope of the discipline is much broader. Agricultural economics today includes a variety of applied areas, having considerable overlap with conventional economics. Agricultural economists have made substantial contributions to research in economics, econometrics, development economics, and environmental economics. Agricultural economics influences food policy, agricultural policy, and environmental policy. Economics has been defined as the study of resource allocation under scarcity. Agronomics, or the application of economic methods to optimizing the decisions made by agricultural producers, grew to prominence around the turn of the 20th century. The field of agricultural economics can be traced out to works on land economics. Henry Charles Taylor was the greatest contributor with the establishment of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Wisconsin in 1909. Another contributor, 1979 Nobel Economics Prize winner Theodore Schultz, was among the first to examine development economics as a problem related directly to agriculture. Schultz was also instrumental in establishing econometrics as a tool for use in analyzing agricultural economics empirically; he noted in his landmark 1956 article that agricultural supply analysis is rooted in "shifting sand", implying that it was and is simply not being done correctly. One scholar summarizes the development of agricultural economics as follows: "Agricultural economics arose in the late 19th century, combined the theory of the firm with marketing and organization theory, and developed throughout the 20th century largely as an empirical branch of general economics. The discipline was closely linked to empirical applications of mathematical statistics and made early and significant contributions to econometric methods. In the 1960s and afterwards, as agricultural sectors in the OECD countries contracted, agricultural economists were drawn to the development problems of poor countries, to the trade and macroeconomic policy implications of agriculture in rich countries, and to a variety of production, consumption, and environmental and resource problems." Agricultural economists have made many well-known contributions to the economics field with such models as the cobweb model, hedonic regression pricing models, new technology and diffusion models (Zvi Griliches), productivity and efficiency theory and measurement, and the random coefficients regression. The farm sector is frequently cited as a prime example of the perfect competition economic paradigm. In Asia, agricultural economics was offered first by the University of the Philippines Los Baños Department of Agricultural Economics in 1919. Today, the field of agricultural economics has transformed into a more integrative discipline which covers farm management and production economics, rural finance and institutions, agricultural marketing and prices, agricultural policy and development, food and nutrition economics, and environmental and natural resource economics. Since the 1970s, agricultural economics has primarily focused on seven main topics, according to a scholar in the field: agricultural environment and resources; risk and uncertainty; food and consumer economics; prices and incomes; market structures; trade and development; and technical change and human capital. In the field of environmental economics, agricultural economists have contributed in three main areas: designing incentives to control environmental externalities (such as water pollution due to agricultural production), estimating the value of non-market benefits from natural resources and environmental amenities (such as an appealing rural landscape), and the complex interrelationship between economic activities and environmental consequences. With regard to natural resources, agricultural economists have developed quantitative tools for improving land management, preventing erosion, managing pests, protecting biodiversity, and preventing livestock diseases. .................................................................................. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_economics Background Music: Evgeny Teilor, https://www.jamendo.com/track/1176656/oceans Image Sources: www.pixabay.com www.openclipart.com
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Scanning Long Term Horizons: Panel Discussion
 
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Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture), Bianca Nogrady (author and journalist), Michael Sheehy (Natural Resources Indonesia / Nuffield Scholar), Catherine Marriott (Influential Women / Australian Rural Leadership Foundation), Rick Roush (University of Melbourne), Neil Barr (Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Vic), Manny Noakes (CSIRO Health and Wellbeing) and Tania Motton (ANZ) discuss long term horizons at ABARES Outlook 2014. Presentations, transcripts and the full program are available online: http://www.daff.gov.au/ABARES/outlook-2014/Pages/Program.aspx
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Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources: We Know Nature!
 
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The Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR) has a mission to develop and disseminate knowledge associated with the protection, management, and sustainable use of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and to train the next generation of professionals in the natural resource sciences and wood products manufacturing technology. This vibrant and growing department offers undergraduate degrees in five majors. We have a talented faculty and professional staff with expertise in Forestry, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Natural Resource Social Sciences, Wildlife, and Wood Products. The FNR graduate program offers Master of Science, Master of Science in Forestry, and Doctor of Philosophy in all of these focal areas. Visit the department homepage at: http://www.ag.purdue.edu/fnr/Pages/default.aspx
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North State Farming and the Natural Resources Conservation Service–Audrey Denney on the Issues
 
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Agriculture is a critically important industry to our region and our state. Agriculture in the north state has every potential to grow, diversify, become more profitable, and simultaneously restore the environment. I grew up farming, participating in 4-H and FFA, and I earned my degrees in agriculture. I know firsthand that our producers take risks that most business folks wouldn’t imagine. Farmers and ranchers work long hours amidst one of the most volatile economic eras for commodities in modern history. They are society’s chief stewards of the land, and they produce the bounty of amazing local nutrient-dense foods that we in the northstate are so blessed to enjoy. They are our heroes and I want them supported as such. The farmers and ranchers who manage our soils are our best hope in combating climate change. I believe that climate change is the single largest threat facing humanity and life as we know it. Whether it has been designing educational tools to help policymakers understand and monitor greenhouse gas emissions, teaching our local university students about reducing food waste, or working with smallholder farmers in Central America and West Africa, I have spent my career as an ag educator focusing on making agriculture better for all those involved, from the producer to the consumer. My priorities for agriculture include: Create opportunities to further differentiate our amazing north state growers with premiums in the marketplace Support growers with local processing and necessary infrastructure to increase production of value-added products, reduce food waste, and keep more dollars and jobs local to our district Reduce the regulatory burden on farmers and ranchers by supporting innovative projects that increase conservation and environmental outcomes while streamlining regulatory processes Invest in expanded technical assistance to farmers to implement conservation practices through increases of funding to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and base funding for resource conservation districts Partner with federal, state, and local agencies to invest in migrant farmworker housing to provide critical support to the agricultural labor force by increasing overall worker health, dignity, and retention Promote grazing as an important management tool for our public lands and support continued access to public lands Promote soil-based carbon credits and carbon reduction markets to mitigate climate change while creating new revenue streams for producers Cultivate the region as a true agritourism destination Develop opportunities for young farmers and ranchers in their ability to access land and capital. Additionally, provide training and implementation-support for sound succession planning Invest in a soil-based approach to carbon drawdown that will simultaneously improve environmental health, reduce chemical inputs, maintain or improve farm productivity, and increase our resilience to droughts and other disasters caused by climate change. Join our movement: ⭐ Volunteer: http://AudreyforCongress.com/volunteer ⭐ Website: http://AudreyforCongress.com ⭐ Donate: http://bit.ly/2L1RGeN ⭐ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AudreyforCongress ⭐ Twitter: http://twitter.com/Audrey4Congress ⭐ Instagram: http://instagram.com/AudreyforCongress For the full Audrey Denney Conversations series, click over to: http://conversations.audreyforcongress.com ––– Audrey Denny is running to unseat Doug LaMalfa and become the new U.S. Representative for California’s 1st Congressional District, which includes Butte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Nevada, Glenn, and Placer counties.
Sawyer Nursery MAEAP Verification Ceremony - Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, April 16. 2010
 
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The honoring of Sawyer Nursery for MAEAP verification April 16, 2010. HUDSONVILLE, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Michigan State University (MSU) today applauded Sawyer Nursery for demonstrating environmental responsibility by joining the elite group of Michigan's greenhouses to become verified by the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP). "MAEAP is designed to be one of the most effective and feasible ways for producers to position their farms to safeguard both the environment and it's long term economic viability," said MDA's Chief Deputy Director Gordon Wenk. "By sharing technological information as well as monitoring and recording changes in the way producers manage problems, MAEAP helps farmers find solutions for potential pollution issues." Almost 800 Michigan farms are MAEAP verified. Joining this elite program is Sawyer Nursery, which completed the comprehensive Greenhouse*A*Syst risk assessment that pinpoints best practices in water, fertilizer, and pesticide use. Technical assistance was provided by Rob Stein, Ottawa Conservation District, in partnership with MSU Extension Educator Tom Dudek. Over 50 years ago, Sawyer Nursery began as a small producer of perennials and has grown into a leader in perennial horticulture, supplying finished container plants and other materials to most major box retailers throughout the Midwest, including Home Depot, K-Mart, Lowe's, Meijer, and Wal-Mart, as well as independent garden centers. The nursery continually strives to employ more methods of sustainability as the company grows. "Many of Sawyer's practices were done right originally. We fine-tuned them to complete MAEAP verification requirements. Our awareness increased about those environmental facets we don't think about all the time," said Sawyer Nursery General Manager Dan Vander Schuur. "Recent eco-friendly initiatives at Sawyer's include several water retention ponds used to recycle and reuse water, as well as using and re-using recycled, biodegradable plastic containers and tags. Pest management using predatory insects and organic chemicals for plant disease management has also been adopted." To become MAEAP verified, farmers must complete three comprehensive steps, which include educational seminars, conducting a thorough on-farm risk assessment, and developing and implementing an action plan addressing potential environmental risks. MDA conducts an on- farm inspection to verify program requirements related to applicable state and federal environmental regulations, Michigan Right to Farm guidelines, and adherence to an action plan. When completed, the producer receives a certificate of environmental assurance. To remain a MAEAP verified farm, inspections must be conducted every three years and action steps must be followed. MAEAP is a multi-year program allowing producers to meet personal objectives while best managing both time and resources. The program encompasses three systems designed to help producers evaluate the environmental risks of their operation. Each system - Livestock, Farmstead, and Cropping - examines a different aspect of a farm, as each has a different environmental impact. Verified greenhouses have met all requirements in both the Farmstead and Cropping Systems. The program is a collaborative effort of Michigan producers, MDA, Michigan Department of Natural Resources & Environment, Michigan Farm Bureau, commodity organizations, MSU, conservation groups, and other state and federal agencies. More than 150 local coordinators and technical service providers are available to assist farmers as they move through the MAEAP process toward verification. To date, approximately 7,500 farmers have attended educational programs. For more information, visit the MAEAP Web site at http://www.maeap.org or contact Jan Wilford, MDA Environmental Stewardship Division, at 517-241-4730. Fan us! http://facebook.com/MIDeptofAgriculture Follow us on Twitter @MichDeptofAg
Full Committee on Agriculture – Public Hearing: Part 1 review of USDA agencies
 
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Today, Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) and committee members began Part I of a two-day hearing series to review the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) organization and program administration. USDA officials from the Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS), Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), and Research, Education and Economics (REE) served as witnesses.
USDA's Under-Secretary Robert Bonnie
 
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Mr. Bonnie is the USDA Under-Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment
Snares to Wares : Community Based Conservation - Part 1
 
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MSU assistant professor Robert Montgomery and MSU graduate student Tutilo Mudumba show why snaring is such an important problem to address in Uganda's Murchison Falls National Park
Bachelor of Science in Environment & Natural Resource
 
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The Bachelor of Science in Environment & Natural Resources degree allows you to learn in our outdoor classroom and choose a focus in one of three majors available.
Introduction to Agricultural & Natural Resource Economics & Farm Management (Lecture-3rd): …
 
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