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Agriculture in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

Check out this presentation for a breakdown of facts and information regarding the agriculture sector and what the next steps are as we look ahead to achieving the SDGs set in 2015. 

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10/24/17
Rewiring Food Systems to Enhance Human Health and Biosphere Stewardship

Food lies at the heart of both health and sustainability challenges. We use a social-ecological framework to illustrate how major changes to the volume, nutrition and safety of food systems between 1961 and today impact health and...

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10/23/17
National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agriculture in the Classroom programs are implemented by state-operated programs. National Agriculture in the Classroom supports state programs by providing a network that seeks to improve...

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10/17/17
Gathering around the Table: How Six Gardens Connect People to Food

We are all connected to plants through the food we eat. A foodbased garden starts conversations and gets people interested while providing an entrée to programs and interpretation in numerous topics including science, history, literature, and even...

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7/9/17
From Pumpkins to Progress: Using Food Production and Agri-tourism to Enhance Financial Sustainability

Finding additional resources for food programs can be a daunting project. This session will highlight several approaches from agricultural experts to create/expand this type of programming. We will highlight projects that were instrumental in creating...

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7/9/17
The Power of the Plate: Celebrating Community Connections through Food and Agriculture

This session aims to explore ways that Gardens are harnessing the power of food to connect and convene diverse communities through stories of people, programs, practices, policy, procurement, and fund development. The presenters in this session are...

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7/9/17
The Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is continuing its fight against hunger by dedicating an entire garden to growing vegetables this year for FeedMore serving the Central Virginia Foodbank and Meals on Wheels of Central Virginia.

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10/30/15
Denver Botanic Gardens Food Programs and Initiatives

Urban Botanical University, Soul 2 Soil, Chatfield Community Supporting Agriculture (CSA)Community Supporting Agriculture (CSA) and the Community Garden at Congress Park, Education Programs, and Food Gardens.

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10/30/15
Growing Degree Days

Growing degree days have been used widely for both agriculture and horticulture purposes since the 1950s to track temperature accumulation. Without the stress of drought or other unusual weather conditions, plants typically grow in a stepwise fashion...

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10/28/15
Frost/Freeze Data

Climate plays an important role in agriculture, commerce, industry, transportation, and our everyday lives. Freezing temperatures and frost occurrence often adversely affect all of these areas of society, especially operations with principal activities...

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10/28/15
Snow Cover Products

The amount of snowfall received during the winter often has an impact on the amount of soil moisture available at the start of a new growing season. At regional and local scales, water resource managers, flood forecasters, and farmers need to know how...

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10/28/15

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