The Future of Farming: Exploring Climate Smart Agriculture

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  • 3 sequências
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  • Começa em 17 fevereiro 2019
  • Termina em 3 março 2019

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Detalhes do curso

Programa de Estudos

Week 1:

  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • The interactions between climate change and agriculture
  • Food security
  • Climate smart agriculture; history, principles and examples
  • Different views on the food production system

Week 2:

  • The basics of milk production, cow husbandry, digestion and herd management
  • Greenhouse gas emissions and the possibilities for reducing them, within dairy farming
  • The importance of plants for our atmosphere
  • Other forms of sustainable farming
  • Possible options for reducing energy consumption

Week 3:

  • The basics of wine production
  • General, sustainable crop management practices
  • Problems for the wine industry created by climate change
  • Possibilities for adapting the wine industry to climate change
  • Examples of how data can be used to to help make decisions in agriculture
  • Critical views regarding climate smart agriculture

Pré-requisito

Nenhum.

Instrutores

Marie Dittmann
I am an animal scientist, with a particular interest in nutrition, metabolism, and behaviour of animals, as well as agriculture.

Martin Lukac
I am an academic interested in effects of climate change on agriculture and forestry. I specialise in studying ecosystem productivity, carbon cycling and the link between diversity and stability.

Editor

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