2019 Eco-Ag Conference DVD Bundle
Recorded live in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during the 2019 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show. The DVD video files include 9 discs:
Bob Quinn DVD: Lessons in the Changing the Future of Our Food
Bob Quinn is an organic farmer and progressive leader in promoting organic, sustainable agriculture around the world. With a PhD in plant biochemistry and degrees in botany and plant pathology, he has turned his northern Montana family farm into an organic laboratory. On a mission to educate, as well as farm eco-consciously, Bob is the co-author of Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food. 1 hour, 0 minutes
Carey Gillam DVD: Unraveling Dependence on Chemical Agriculture
Carey Gillam walks the wide-eyed farmer into the Monsanto/Bayer playbook. How have they historically misled farmers and the general public about the public safety of their products? From award-winning author and journalist Carey Gillam comes a sobering hour, including questions-and-answers from farmers, about the truth behind the largest name in agriculture. 1 hour, 0 minutes
David Montgomery DVD: Growing a Revolution
David Montgomery explores this duality through laying out the historical roots of the problem and relating his experiences visiting farmers around the world. He’ll share the practices of innovative farmers who have restored fertility to the land. 1 hour, 13 minutes
Dr. Zach Bush DVD: Grounds for a Revolution: The Intersection of Soil and Human Health and a Path to Recovery
Join Dr. Zach Bush and a community of eco-farmers for a talk that created a huge buzz at the 2019 Eco-Ag Conference and Trade Show in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He connects the dots between the huge increase in glyphosate-formulated products and the increase in public health issues around the globe, while pointing out the difference between truly healthy ecosystems and our modern health food fads. 1 hour, 36 minutes
Kathleen Merrigan DVD: Building a Sustainable Agricultural Future
Kathleen Merrigan is an expert in food and agriculture policy, having served as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 2009-2013. Currently, she teaches at Arizona State University, and led the crowd at the 2019 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show in Minneapolis through a thoughtful discussion on the state of today's agriculture policy. 49 minutes, 32 seconds
Vail Dixon DVD: Is Your Soil Really Controlled?
Vail intensively researches and demonstrates ways to repair damaged soil biologically, and economically, fostering a connection between soil, plant, animal, ecosystem and human health. She is building her farm in Nelson County, Virginia, into a regional training center for regenerative farming and living that integrates Holistic Management, permaculture, and biological farming. 1 hour, 5 minutes
Don Huber DVD: Is the "Truth" Killing Us?
The legendary Dr. Don Huber, previous winner of the Eco-Ag Achievement Award and Professor Emeritus, Purdue University, continues to ask the tough questions about the food industry. In this talk, he shares his research into the connection between human disease and toxic agriculture and GMOs. 2 hours, 2 minutes
Mark Shepard DVD: Water Management for Any Farm
Mark Shepard’s farm looks a little different than tradition would mandate. His experience converting a worn-out, monocrop farm into a vibrant, diverse and profitable farm came through years of trial-and-error and thinking differently about how to solve traditional problems. Marks’s systems are tried-and-true in how to build a specific management system that collects and delivers your crops' most important input — water. 1 hour, 1 minute
Scott Denning DVD: The Three S's of Climate Change
Scott Denning, a scientist with Colorado State University, leads a discussion about the research his team is conducting, how weather data is being disrupted, and what data makes sense for the modern farmer in 2019. Get your questions answered about how climate relates to weather, and what the future might behold. 1 hour, 1 minute
My Farmer, My Customer
New! Learn from Marty Travis's experiences converting the Spence Farm into one of the most successful farming co-ops in the United States today.