SAVE OUR PLANET… Salmon farms leave waters tainted and devoid of life. A recent study by German researchers from the renowned Max Planck Institute’s Dynamics and Organization Department found that salmon farming presents creates environmental disaster, worse even than previously understood. The team had been navigating waters off the coast of Chile to study communication […]

Fish and Aquaculture – America’s Heartland: Episode 914

America’s Heartland is made possible by… Farm Credit – Financing agriculture and rural America since 1916. Farm Credit is cooperatively owned by America’s farmers and ranchers. Learn more at CropLife America – Representing the companies whose modern farming innovations help America’s farmers provide nutritious food for communities around the globe.  >>Hi, I’m Sarah Gardner. […]

Farms under the sea could feed the world in 2050

This small mussel farm off the coast of California is a window into the future of feeding the planet. – You can feed a vast majority of the world’s populations on mussels alone. Earth’s population is growing so fast that we’ll need to produce more food in the next 50 years than we’ve raised in […]

Change farming and save our antibiotics | Cóilin Nunan | TEDxExeter

Translator: Riaki Poništ Reviewer: Cihan Ekmekçi We’ve all seen some alarming headlines about antibiotic resistance. Top medical experts are talking about a possible antibiotic apocalypse or Armageddon. The World Health Organization is saying we are facing a post-antibiotic future. Antibiotic resistance is already increasing, and scientists say that in the UK, deaths due to infectious […]

Now Go Build with Werner Vogels EP3 – Bergen

(dramatic violin) – [Werner] Public opinion is gradually changing, but, they’re still many of them are skeptical. We did have issues, in the 80’s and early 90’s with diseases and the use of antibiotics. And the public opinion is shaped by some of these problems. The situation now is very different. Our planet and our […]

The Pork Industry’s Leadership in Responsible Antibiotic Use and Commitment to Animal Welfare

[Music] In a fast-paced world, there’s something all farmers already know. Farming isn’t simply a means to make a living. But rather a way to make a life. For today’s pig farmer this way of life is fueled by accountability and driven through collaboration. In farming, healthy pigs make safe and nutritious pork so as […]

Plant power: Plants vs fish!

So, population growth means more mouths to feed. We eat a lot of fish, but the oceans aren’t getting any bigger and most of the fish we consume is now farmed. That includes salmon, an important source of long-chain omega 3 fatty acids that keep us healthy. But in order to maintain high levels of […]

Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish

So, I’ve known a lot of fish in my life. I’ve loved only two. That first one, it was more like a passionate affair. It was a beautiful fish: flavorful, textured, meaty, a bestseller on the menu. What a fish. (Laughter) Even better, it was farm-raised to the supposed highest standards of sustainability. So you […]

A Better Breed of Fish

Aquaculture is a big industry in Canada. In fact, Canada is one of the world’s largest producers of salmon, and one of the major challenges we face is producing locally derived salmon that are essentially free of antibiotics and any other kind of contaminants. Our partnership with Yellow Island really spawned from the idea that […]