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This is the Shale Law Podcast, brought to you by the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law. This podcast was created to keep you in the know on current events and legal developments in the shale industry. We go in depth into spotlight articles and other content posted on our blog at http://www.pennstateshalelaw.com/.
 
One of the premier Permaculture teachers and designers in North America with over two decades of experience in the field. His passionate and visionary presentations and curriculum have inspired and motivated teachers, students since his days as a high school teacher at a open community free school which he graduated from in 86' in Glenmoore, PA. Andrew lived off the grid in West Virginia for 8 years where he designed and built his Permaculture Ph.d homestead including a 1600 sq ft strawbale ...
 
Want to listen to helpful bites about fresh produce safety while driving deliveries? Want an easy way to teach your employees about the importance of handwashing during a work break? Join Chris Blanchard of the Farmer to Farmer Podcast for brief, weekly bites of practical fresh produce safety information beginning in April 2018. Each of the 36 episodes will describe best practices of one food safety topic and the principles behind them. The podcast will also summarize the regulations pertine ...
 
Whether you’re new to agroforestry or you’re a seasoned professional expanding your knowledge base, the Center for Agroforestry's podcast series is a source for learning and inspiration. We'll explore topics ranging from forest farming medicinal plants and mushrooms, to soil and water conservation with hedgerows and buffers, and everything in between. Subscribe to this podcast on your preferred podcast app, and stay tuned as we share the multitude of ways farmers and landowners, researchers ...
 
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 600 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of CGIAR, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.
 
Cobs & Spikes is a new podcast from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) for everything maize and wheat. Listen to explainers, stories and conversations with experts innovating in the fields of agriculture, food security and nutrition.
 
Rural Matters is a biweekly, 30-minute podcast about rural education, business, and health. The podcast’s mission is to increase awareness, inform discussion, and expand the dialogue on the most important issues facing rural stakeholders every day. Guests on the podcast include rural education decision-makers, rural business owners and entrepreneurs, and rural health care representatives. The National Rural Education Association and the Center for Rural Affairs are marketing partners.
 
Nudges in the Right Direction is a podcast produced by the Center for Behavioral & Experimental Agri-Environmental Research (CBEAR). CBEAR is co-directed by Dr. Kent Messer and Dr. Paul Ferraro at the University of Delaware & Johns Hopkins University. CBEAR is funded by the USDA's Economic Research Service. For more information, please visit www.centerbear.org
 
Fresh Growth: Approaches to a More Sustainable Future from Western Ag Practitioners introduces you to farmers and ranchers from around the western United States who are finding innovative sustainable practices that enrich the natural resources we all care about. These successful multi-generational operations experiment with new ideas and are making it pay. Listen in as they tell their story and provide advice for young or beginning farmers.Western SARE, funded by USDA NIFA, provides grants a ...
 
Welcome to the Machinery Pete Podcast hosted by Greg Peterson, known to the industry as Machinery Pete. For over 30 years, Greg has been a trusted source of knowledge in the farming equipment industry. Starting with a gut feeling, Greg set off to bring more and better data to the agriculture space. He’s been a voice you can trust, no matter where you’re listening or reading. In this podcast, Greg will be sharing stories and conversations from around the industry. The kinds of conversations t ...
 
A joint project of U.S. PIRG and the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center, this monthly podcast will delve into the critical health threat of antibiotic resistance and what drives it, including antibiotic use in agriculture and human health care, challenges and opportunities in R&D, and more. Co-hosts Matt Wellington and Dr. Lance Price will cover a new topic and feature an expert guest every month. Have questions or want to make suggestions? Write to us at SuperBugsUnplugged@gmail.com. Follo ...
 
The Innovators podcast, a product of Harris Search Associates, features interesting conversations with global thought leaders in the areas of higher education and research, engineering, technology, and the health sciences and provides our listeners an opportunity to benefit from lessons learned from the national leaders changing the landscape of innovation and discovery.
 
The organic and sustainable farming movement has its roots in sharing information about production techniques, marketing, and the rewards and challenges of the farming life. Join veteran farmer, consultant, and farm educator Chris Blanchard for down-to-earth conversations with experienced farmers - and the occasional non-farmer - about everything from soil fertility and record-keeping to getting your crops to market without making yourself crazy.
 
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Michelle chats with attorneys Ming Wong of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Michelle Garcia from New Mexico Legal Aid about protecting the legal rights of LGBTQ people in rural areas. There are more than 3 million rural LGBTQ residents, according to Wong. Garcia says that many LGBTQ individuals in rural communities face isolation, which c…
 
This week's appellate-focused episode covers the D.C. Appellate Court vacating an EPA rule, the D.C. Appellate Court pausing a case regarding the carbon dioxide and fuel economy standards, and the Second Circuit Appellate Court dismissing a complaint regarding global warming and large oil companies. Host: Sara Jenkins, Research Assistant Editor: Er…
 
In this episode, we talk with Dr. Christina Grozinger, from Penn State’s Department of Entomology. Her recent research and paper of climate changes impact on honey bee survival and plant growing season has confirmed many suspicions on the long term impact these changes have on all bees, both native and honey bees. Climate change, growing degree day…
 
GLOBAL FOOD POLICY REPORTGLOBAL LAUNCH EVENT - 2021 Global Food Policy Report: Transforming Food Systems After COVID-19APR 13, 2021 - 09:30 AM TO 11:00 AM EDTCOVID-19 has upended local, national, and global food systems, and put the Sustainable Development Goals further out of reach. But lessons and momentum from the world’s response to the pandemi…
 
Michelle discusses rural economic development and lending with two experts in the field: Thomas Kimsey of Thomas USAF and Bill Broydrick of Broydrick and Associates. Kimsey clarifies the platforms that the USDA uses for lending to businesses, healthcare clinic, and local governments. Broydrick discusses the importance of keeping up with nursing hom…
 
This week's episode covers a New Mexico Commission passing a rule which implemented new natural gas venting and flaring requirements, a Colorado Court granting the BLM's voluntary remand of their resource management plan, and the PA Supreme Court's ruling regarding landowners of Natural Gas leases and the PA Consumer Protection Law. Host: Sara Jenk…
 
“I think of farm data as a three-legged stool with each one of the legs representing agronomic data, operational data, and then the financial-economic data. Taking the agronomic insights and turning them into economic insights - that's where Harvest Profit comes in.”Harvest Profit is a software tool focused on making it easier for farmers to track …
 
POLICY SEMINARExamining the State of Community-led Development ProgrammingCo-Organized by IFPRI and Movement for Community-led DevelopmentAPR 7, 2021 - 09:30 AM TO 11:00 AM EDTCommunity-led development (CLD) is a complex human change process. Join us as we dive into the Movement for Community-led Development’s State of CLD Programming report to und…
 
PIM WebinarApril 8, 2021Beyond agriculture: Measuring agri-food system GDP and employment Transformation of the agri-food system is a cornerstone of many governments’ national development plans and is key to the One GGIAR goals of contributing to more inclusive agricultural growth, healthier diets, and more sustainable production systems. Agri-food…
 
A federal district court vacated the elimination of line speeds from the 2019 Swine Slaughter Rule and the Eighth Circuit denied an injunction against Missouri’s meat labeling law. Also, the Agriculture Workforce Coalition sent a letter asking the Senate for ag labor reform. Hosted by Audry Thompson, Research Assistant—With Brook Duer, Staff Attorn…
 
In this episode, we have a return visit with Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Sven-Erik Spichiger, to see how our honey bees’ newest threat, The Giant Asian Hornet, did last season in the Pacific Northwest. The AGH was wildly sensationalized last year, picking up the moniker of “Murder Hornet”, which actually helped garner some attentio…
 
Michelle chats with several speakers from the Rural Assembly Everywhere conference, taking place April 20-21 with the theme of The Road to Repair. The speakers include Cariel Klein and Travis Coe from the Double Edge Theatre Company and Margaret Renkl, author of Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss and the upcoming Graceland, at Last…
 
POLICY SEMINARTackling child undernutrition at scale: Insights from national and subnational success casesCo-Organized by IFPRI and Exemplars in Global HealthAPR 1, 2021 - 09:30 AM TO 11:00 AM EDTChildhood undernutrition remains a major global challenge, with profound consequences for the health, well-being, and long-term development of millions of…
 
This week's episode covers an appeals court denying review of a FERC order regarding a natural gas pipeline, FERC authorizing a pipeline replacement project and making findings on greenhouse gas emissions, and FERC denying a request for rehearing regarding the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Host: Sara Jenkins, Research Assistant Editor: Erin M. Lieberma…
 
USDA announced its new ‘Pandemic Assistance for Producers’ initiative and Utah passed a Cage-Free Egg Law. Also, a federal court upheld USDA’s interpretation of the Organic Foods Production Act to include hydroponic production and USDA abandoned its previous rulemaking on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. Hosted by Audry Thompson, Researc…
 
You have heard of antibiotic overuse in food animal production, but wait until you get a load of spraying antibiotics on citrus trees. In the United States, the use of medically important antibiotics on crops has more than quadrupled from 2000 to 2017 and the problem is only getting worse. The EPA recently greenlighted the potential spraying of mor…
 
This week's episode covers a court decision regarding the Mountain Valley Pipeline's Southgate Project, a motion to intervene in the lawsuit regarding the ban on fracking in the Delaware River Basin, FERC issuing an Environmental Assessment for the East Lateral XPress Project, and a report indicating the ban on oil and gas leasing on federal lands …
 
Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, President of Howard University, joins Innovators to talk about how his institution continues to deliver excellence in many fields, and how Howard is innovating to cope with the ongoing pandemic. Dr. Frederick was named Howard president in 2014, and also serves as the distinguished Charles R. Drew Professor of Surgery. Dr. …
 
Meet Matt Mulica, Senior Project Director of The Honey Bee Health Coalition a group of more than 50 organizations who have come together to implement solutions to achieve a healthy population of native and managed pollinators. These include beekeepers, growers, researchers, government agencies, agribusiness, conservation groups and production agric…
 
In the second part of our special two-part series, the Biden-Harris Rural Vision, Michelle talks with Thomas J. Vilsack, the 32nd United States Secretary of Agriculture who has returned to the role he served for eight years under President Barack Obama. Secretary Vilsack highlights the American Rescue Plan sections that benefit rural residents, inc…
 
This week's episode covers an update from the PA Natural Gas Production Report, the PA Attorney General settles a lawsuit against Chesapeake Energy, a California City bans construction of new gas stations and expansions of fossil fuel uses at existing stations, and an Ohio District Court enjoining surface disturbing activities in the Wayne National…
 
Ken and Dane talk with Dr. Nicole Widmar about the role self-reported data plays in our increasingly data-driven world, from eating habits to COVID-19. Dr. Widmar shares insights on Social Desirability Bias, or the ways we unconsciously influence self-reported data to portray ourselves in a better light than reality.…
 
Machinery Pete talks with Thad Shively, Dir. of Pre-Owned Inventory for C&B Operations, a 37-store John Deere dealership with stores in MN, IA, SD, WY, MT and ID. Shively is retiring in April '21 after a lifetime in the farm equipment dealer biz. Thad and Pete talk about the current farm equipment market, trends and cycles over the decades, where t…
 
Every single part of agriculture is essential. As we kick off National Farmworker Awareness Week (March 25-31, 2021), we revisit an important conversation with Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel with Proteus, Inc. To continue our look at the ways that food makes it to our plates, we’re taking a look at the people who are often behind the scenes on farms, but fr…
 
In this first part of our special two-part series, the Biden-Harris Rural Vision, Michelle talks with Will McIntee, the Associate Director of Public Engagement in the White House Office of Public Engagement. The office’s goals are to improve the connection between the federal government and the public and ensure that all constituencies have a seat …
 
Work Planner is a new John Deere Operations Center feature that farmers can use to streamline their work setup experience and to help operators start working more quickly in the field.Using the Operations Center's Work Planner feature, farmers can now define field-specific work details such as variety, prescription, or guidance lines in advance to …
 
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued Exelon’s Conowingo Dam license in accordance with Exelon’s settlement agreement with Maryland and OSHA issued an Updated Interim COVID-19 Enforcement Plan and National Emphasis Program. Also, a Maryland circuit court ordered the Maryland Department of the Environment to regulate ammonia air emissions …
 
John Miller is a commercial beekeeper based in Gackle, North Dakota and New Castle, California. His family has been keeping bees since 1894. Their season starts each spring when John and his sons take their bees to the almond orchards in Central California. In this episode, John gives us an update on the 2021 almond pollination. For the past three …
 
POLICY SEMINARTowards Resilient Livelihoods, Food Security, and Nutrition for All: Confronting the Gendered Impacts of COVID-19Co-Organized by IFPRI, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World BankMAR 23, 2021 - 09:30 AM TO 11:00 AM EDTThe COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns continue to have devastating effe…
 
President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, which includes $10.4 billion for agriculture, and a federal court dismissed a meatpacking plant public nuisance suit. Also, EPA acknowledged that the 2018 dicamba registrations were hampered by political interference and the final Hemp Rule proceeds as published, effective March 22,…
 
POLICY SEMINARSocio-Technical Innovation Bundles for Agri-Food Systems Transformation: Implications for research and the One CGIAR agendaMAR 19, 2021 - 09:30 AM TO 11:00 AM EDT“Innovations do not diffuse independently of enabling market, regulatory, and sociocultural environments. Scaling promising technological advances requires sociotechnical inn…
 
As we continue the conversation around farming and all of its complexity, I wanted to highlight a side of agriculture we don't often hear about: Media. We all rely on media to break down the subject of agriculture and inform ourselves and others. Media can teach farmers how to effectively and efficiently get our food from farm to table. When I thin…
 
In this episode, we invite Dan Conlon back to learn how the Russian Honey Bee Program is progressing, since now is the time to consider trying packages, nucs or queens for the coming season. Arguably, Russians are the most tested breed of honey bee in the US due to the fact that the USDA Honey Bee Genetics Lab has had a hand in the selection and br…
 
SPECIAL EVENTThe 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit: How to Incentivize Food Loss and Waste Reduction?Co-Organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute, Embassy of Denmark in Washington D.C., World Resources Institute, and Champions 12.3MAR 12, 2021 - 09:30 AM TO 11:00 AM ESTThe ongoing COVID-19 health crisis continues to expose…
 
This week's episode covers the Tenth Circuit's latest decision relating to WOTUS, a Settlement Agreement that will allow the Revolution Pipeline to move forward, and court penalties issued against Exxon Mobile for violations of the Clean Air Act. Host: Sara Jenkins, Research Assistant Editor: Erin M. Lieberman, Research Assistant For a print versio…
 
Spring is almost here - are you ready for the growing season?On the latest episode of RDO's Agriculture Technology Podcast, Jake & Tony Talk pre-season prep. What can you do now before you hop in that tractor. Tune in to episode 139.----Visit www.rdoequipment.com/more/resources/podcasts to find and view this episode's transcript.-----Missed an epis…
 
California's precipitation regime is the most volatile in the country. These large natural swings between drought and extremely rainy years make water resource management in California notoriously difficult. Global climate change is expected to exacerbate the volatility by decreasing the frequency of regional precipitation while increasing its inte…
 
The North American Meat Institute filed for Supreme Review of California’s Proposition 12 and the Tenth Circuit dissolved the Colorado district court’s injunction against the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. Then, Pennsylvania-based Nicholas Meat briefly stopped production in response to a compliance order issued by Pennsylvania’s Department of En…
 
Today, we talk with Jessie and Bobby Louque, of Louque Agricultural Enterprises. Testing the interactions of pesticides and honey bees is what this company does on a daily basis. They have combined their passion for bees with their passion for science. They are what is called a Contract Research Organization, or CRO. Companies hire them to do the s…
 
This week's episode covers an update about the Mountain Valley Pipeline, the ban on fracking in the Delaware River Basin, an international oil spill, and state reactions to the executive order suspending fracking. Host: Sara Jenkins, Research Assistant Editor: Erin M. Lieberman, Research Assistant For a print version, see the Shale Law Weekly Revie…
 
Western SARE completed our second season of Fresh Growth. Thank you for listening! As we are working toward Season 3, we are sharing some special podcasts. These podcasts were created by students in the Washington State University’s Systems Skills for Agriculture and Food Systems class. The students interviewed producers on topics such as regenerat…
 
The first feature in IFPRI's new video series, "On the Table," provides an insightful interview with our Director for Africa, Jemimah Njuki. Njuki has long been a leader in gender equality and women's empowerment in Africa's agriculture sectors, and this year was named a UN Food Systems Summit Champion and leader of the summit's women's empowerment…
 
A federal court granted preliminary approval of a settlement with Tyson and Pilgrim’s Pride in the ongoing broiler chicken civil antitrust litigation and Pilgrim’s pled guilty to price-fixing in the ongoing parallel criminal suit. Meanwhile, EPA formally reversed its position on its Renewable Fuels Standard small refinery exemption eligibility in a…
 
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