Episode #143: The Crisis of Sustainable Agriculture

Frank welcomes Chris Stelzer of the Agricultural Insights Podcast.  Chris outlines the purpose of and previous guests on his podcast.  The conversation then launches into a discussion of the business management crisis in sustainable agriculture.  With so little of our food coming from sustainable agricultural practices, what are the critical factors that are preventing the next leap forward?  And while the sustainable agriculture movement focuses on soil biology and other production techniques, the business and economics aspects are left by the wayside.

Useful Links:

The Elders of Organic Farming (via NY Times)

The Agricultural Insights Podcast



Episode #143: The Crisis of Sustainable Agriculture — 2 Comments

  1. In Alberta the system of many ranchers working with each other to manage cattle on grazing leases is commonplace and quite successful

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