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Regenerating the Diversity of Life in Soils: Hope for Farming, Ranching and Climate

Dr. David Johnson Molecular Biologist New Mexico State University, and Adjunct Faculty, CSU, Chico Dr. David Johnson is a Molecular Biologist conducting research for the Institute for Sustainable…

From  Jeff Layne on September 13th, 2018 0 likes 4,572 plays 0  

Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU, Chico

Dr. Tim LaSalle Co-Founder & Co-Director, Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems. It works with nature’s rhythms and…

From  Jeff Layne on April 24th, 2018 1 likes 323 plays 0  

Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program

Cheri Chastain Sustainability Manager Sierra Nevada Brewing Company The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, founded and still headquartered in Chico, is known not only for its award-winning beers, but…

From  Jeff Layne on March 19th, 2018 2 likes 164 plays 0  

Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula

Dr. Dylan Orion Burge University of California Los Angeles Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2017 0 likes 139 plays 0  

Water Budgets and the Story They Tell

Christina Buck Water Resources Scientist Butte County Department of Water & Resource Conservation “You can’t manage what you don’t measure!” During this presentation…

From  Jeff Layne on May 2nd, 2017 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Regenerative Agriculture and Carbon Smart Farming

Dr. Timothy LaSalle Regenerative Agriculture Initiative CSU, Chico Too much carbon in the atmosphere heats our planet beyond capacity for it to sustain life as we know it. Too much carbon in the…

From  Jeff Layne on April 5th, 2017 0 likes 174 plays 0  

Low 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Myofascial Pain, Low Magnesium, and Soft Water

Jane M. Hightower, MD California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco Dr. Jane Hightower, a CSU Chico alum, has been researching a possible relationship between soft water and myofascial pain.…

From  Jeff Layne on February 25th, 2017 0 likes 150 plays 0  

Soil Microbes: Their Powerful Influence in Agroecosytems

Dr. David C. Johnson Director Research Scientist/Molecular Biologist Institute for Sustainable Agricultural Research New Mexico State University Dr. Johnson begins his presentation with the…

From  Jeff Layne on November 7th, 2016 0 likes 2,977 plays 0  

A Mindset for Change

Anya Fernald CEO, Belcampo and Founder, Food Craft Institute Anya Fernald has combined her expertise in craft food making and business management into a force for change in California and around…

From  Jeff Layne on October 30th, 2016 0 likes 22 plays 0  

The Value of Natural Reserves in Field-based Research

Dr. Don Miller Faculty, Biological Sciences Department, CSU, Chico Biological Sciences students and faculty at CSU, Chico, are fortunate to have an incredible natural laboratory in their own back…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Sangre, Sudor y Lagrimas: Migrant Farm Workers and the Claims of Justice

Susanna Boxall Faculty, Philosophy Department and Comparative Religion and Humanities Department, CSU, Chico Susanna Boxall points out that undocumented migrant farm workers in the United States,…

From  Jeff Layne on October 14th, 2016 0 likes 92 plays 0  

Bring Back the Pollinators

Jessa Guisse MS, CSU, Chico The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation The importance of conserving pollinators is underscored by the fact that the value of pollinator-dependent crops in…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 33 plays 0