A gift for students – The Jordan Agricultural Research Center

[music]>>Dr. Joseph Castro: We are emphasizing our agricultural programs here on the campus and in the Valley, and the Jordan gift is going to help us to strengthen those programs and make them among the best in the nation.>>Dr. Sandra Witte: The Jordan gift is an amazing story. It’s a story of building relationships with […]

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Want more birds in your backyard? Plant these native trees.

today we’ll be talking about how trees support bird habitats hi I’m Helen Yoest with be better naturally we teach homeowners how to build better backyards for birds bees and butterflies and we do this naturally through sustainable gardening when suburbia first started we were looking for the perfect residential tree for our Lots most […]

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The UK Is Racing to Build the World’s First Commercial Fusion Power Plant

We’re struggling to figure out what the future of sustainable energy looks like on our planet, and there are a lot of different directions we could go. The UK, however, made a bold move when they recently announced a huge investment in a prototype fusion power facility that could be functioning as a commercial power […]

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Controversy over Genetic Engineering in Agriculture: The good, the bad, and the righteous

So now for the main event! What you all came here to hear, what I came here to hear, frankly. Steve Strauss is a distinguished professor in the College of Forestry, at Oregon State, he is the outreach director for the biotechnology program at the university, he is also a fellow of the leopole leadership […]

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The amazing ways plants defend themselves – Valentin Hammoudi

This is a tomato plant, and this is an aphid slowly killing the tomato plant by sucking the juice out of its leaves. The tomato is putting up a fight using both physical and chemical defenses to repel the attacking insects. But that’s not all. The tomato is also releasing compounds that signal nearby tomato […]

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