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Food policy, production, and challenges are addressed with programs covering commercial agricultural practices and tips for the backyard gardener. Visit uctv.tv/gardening

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    Reimagining An Equitable Food System: Impact of Food Production on Agricultural Communities

    Reimagining An Equitable Food System: Impact of Food Production on Agricultural Communities

    This presentation examines how the fossil fuel and petrochemical industries have created climate emergencies that have threatened global food production, human health, and soil health. Experts explore the ubiquitous presence of chemicals in our food supply and the significant, cumulative impacts of extreme heat, pesticides, herbicides, and GMOs on agricultural communities, as well as the promise of regenerative agriculture. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Agriculture] [Show ID: 36858]

    • 1 hr 29 min
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    The SmartFarm Project - Chandra Krintz

    The SmartFarm Project - Chandra Krintz

    Chandra Krintz is a professor of Computer Engineering at UC Santa Barbara. SmartFarm is a research project that investigates the design and implementation of an open source, hybrid cloud approach to agriculture analytics for enabling sustainable farming practices. Series: "Institute for Energy Efficiency" [Science] [Agriculture] [Show ID: 36803]

    • 19 min
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    A Perspective from the California Agricultural Industry - Stuart Woolf

    A Perspective from the California Agricultural Industry - Stuart Woolf

    Stuart Woolf is President and CEO of Woolf Farming & Processing, a family owned operation whose primary business is the production and processing
    of agricultural commodities. Series: "Institute for Energy Efficiency" [Science] [Agriculture] [Show ID: 36802]

    • 22 min
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    Urchin Ranching

    Urchin Ranching

    Scientists at the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory are conducting "urchin ranching" trials as a creative solution to purple urchin overpopulation, which has contributed to the crashing of the bull kelp forest in California.
    Series: "UCTV Prime" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 36769]

    • 1 min
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    Can Science Save California Citrus From Greening Disease?

    Can Science Save California Citrus From Greening Disease?

    California produces 80 percent of the nation’s fresh citrus, but a disease called Huanglongbing or HLB, is threatening Central Valley groves. Citrus Greening disease, transmitted by the Asian citrus psyllid, has decimated groves in Asia, Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Florida, and is now spreading in California. UC Davis researchers are working to slow down the disease, as well as searching for solutions to protect citrus from the disease.
    Series: "UCTV Prime" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 36755]

    • 4 min
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    Microplastics Impacting Lake Tahoe

    Microplastics Impacting Lake Tahoe

    Research at Lake Tahoe is finding microplastics in one of world’s clearest lakes. UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center Staff Researcher, Katie Senft, is studying how microplastics are impacting the beaches along the shoreline of Lake Tahoe.
    Series: "UCTV Prime" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 36768]

    • 1 min

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