More Than 1 Billion Tons of Food Wasted Each Year
It is estimated that over a billion tons of food is wasted each year. In number form, that’s 1,000,000,000 TONS of food that the more than 1,000,000,000 under-nourished people of the world could benefit from! What are your thoughts about this agricultural issue? What can be done to fix this problem? Share your insights with us in the comments section below.
Lack of Rainfall and Snow Hurts Farming in Western US
Is lack of rainfall, or drought, putting the agriculture of your country at serious risk? Is the economy of your country dependent upon a strong agriculture? English Online Academy is based in California, USA, where there are constant droughts. This year, especially, there is a serious drought that is affecting agriculture and is causing a fire danger throughout the state. How does the government of your country deal with severe droughts? Share your insights in the comments section below.
Scientists say Neglected Plants Could Help Fight Hunger
Strong economies consisting of a viable agriculture can help eradicate hunger. Does agriculture in your country include sufficient scientific researchers and technology to maintain hunger at a minimum? What are some of the issues agriculture in your country is facing? Which crops need to be more abundant to fight hunger in your country? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Getting a Firm Grip on Weed Control
Are weeds a significant issue in the agriculture of your country? How can farmers ensure a more productive crop by eradicating weeds? Can weeds be completely eradicated? Is there a “secret” that farmers in your country have for limiting weed growth in farmland? Share your insights with us in the comments section below.
Water Problems in a World of Insecurity
Do you believe that political tensions due to clean water scarcity will lead to international conflict? Is water abundant in your country? Do water shortages, water quality, and floods affect your country in a negative way at this time? In what ways is lack of water related to a country's agricultural well-being? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.
Rice Production Grows, but Not Everywhere
Do many farmers in your country plant rice? Is the rice crop an important part of the agricultural exports of your country? Share your thoughts and knowledge with us by adding to the conversation in the comments section below.
When Animals Make People Sick
Did you know over 2,000,000 people die each year due to diseases transmitted by animals? How does your country help prevent diseases transmitted by animals? What have you learned from this video? Share your insights with others when you use our comments section below.
Do It Yourself: Raising Angora Goats
What are the benefits of raising Angora goats? Would you raise Angora goats? Are there many people raising Angora goats in your country? Share your thoughts with us.
Why ‘Precision Agriculture’ Is A Good Investment
Why is it important to use technology in agriculture? Do technologies like the “GPS Guidance System” in tractors have benefits? What are they? Are there a lot of agronomists (an expert in soil management and field-crop production) who use technology in your country? Share your knowledge in the comments section below.
Tomato’s Genetic Secrets Are Peeled Away
Prior to watching this video, did you know how important tomatoes are in the world? What’s your favorite, fresh tomatoes or ketchup? Is it important to have genome information on vegetables like the tomato? Why? tell us about it by adding a comment below.