Gardening and Agriculture
Part II of a lecture by Donna Hirschfelt and Lynn Wunderlich, UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisors, as they introduce UC Master Gardener students to entomology. Topics include insect classification and common pests and beneficials. Included a review of the major taxonomic orders of insects and their key characteristics.
Q&A with the director and one of the participants of the 2014 documentary, Occupy the Farm. The film documents the plight of 200 urban farmers as they occupy a publicly owned research farm and plant it with two acres of crops in order to save the land from becoming a real-estate development. Recorded on 04/14/2015.
Soil really does matter! Join our distinguished panelists and learn about climate change's hottest topic - Soil! Find out how soil's ability to absorb carbon from the atmosphere may hold the key to solving the massive environmental problems caused by climate change. Panelists include: Ryland Engelhart and Calla Rose Ostrander of Kiss the Ground; Scott Murray, organic farmer and resource conservationist; Pablo Rojas, rancher,El Mogor Ranch, Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California; Keith Pezzoli, Director of Urban Studies and Planning, UC San Diego; David Bronner, CEO, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps; Justine Owen, soil scientist, UC Berkeley; and Michelle Lerach, Founder of the Berry Good Food Foundation.