Leading Environmental Activist Confesses That He Was Wrong to Oppose Biotechnology
Mark Lynas, a longtime UK anti-biotech activist apologizes in a candid presentation for his active role against biotechnology and acknowledges biotechnology's important role in feeding the growing populations.
07 Mark Lynas from Oxford Farming Conference on Vimeo.
Dr. Robert Thompson - Feeding the Next 40 Years
Dr. Robert Thompson speaks on Capitol Hill about the challenges of feeding the world's growing population in the coming years. He also speaks directly with the Alliance answering specific questions.
Alliance to Feed the Future - Reaching the Next Generation to Sustain Modern Agricultural Practices
Alliance to Feed the Future
This webcast was recorded live on Wednesday October 17 at The World Food Prize
in Des Moines featuring:
David Schmidt, President and CEO, International Food Information Council - The Alliance to Feed the Future: An International Model for Communicating About Modern Agriculture and Food Production;
Elizabeth Burns-Thompson, Agricultural Law Student, Drake University - Food in the Future...A Youthful Perspective;
Edie Fraser, Executive Director, STEMconnector - Making Food and Agriculture a Bigger Part of Our Educational Mandate; and
Moderator: Kimberly Reed, Executive Director, International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation - Food and Agricultural Education: A Global Priority?
Food Safety Music - Microbes Medley
A two-song medley: "Microbes, They Might Kill You" and "We Are the Microbes" is a parody of Queen's "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions," as performed by Carl Winter. The animations were produced at New Mexico State University as part of USDA CSREES National Integrated Food Safety Initiative Project Number CD-D-FST-7057-CG.
(c) Copyright 2007. Carl Winter, Food Safety Music. UC Davis.
Physicians Offer Expert Advice on Food Biotechnology
International Food Information Council Foundation
Technologies, such as food biotechnology, have become an important part of agriculture. However, many myths and misperceptions about food biotechnology have led to questions about its safety and benefits for the public. The video segments below were developed to help clarify the facts on food produced through biotechnology and to address some of your most common questions. In the videos, physicians who are leaders in their field discuss the following topics as they relate to food biotechnology: Safety; Allergies; Children; Benefits; and Labeling. These physicians have relevant background in these areas, as well as knowledge of the safety and health research around food biotechnology.
"I'm Farming and I Grow it"
The Peterson Farm Brothers
By the Peterson Farm Brothers, a parody music video promoting agriculture! From their Facebook fan page: "We are farming and we grow it! Employees of Peterson Farm and Livestock and promoting agriculture the best we can! Like this page for notifications of future videos!"
Farmer's Fight Initiative
Ag and Life Science College at Texas A&M University
Farmers Fight is a student-led initiative to reconnect American society to the world of agriculture. Beginning with university students, Farmers Fight encourages consumers to ask where their food comes from, and give students, faculty, public officials, and farmers and ranchers an opportunity to become "agvocates" for the agriculture community.