Oct 15, 2019
• Highlights from the 2019 Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture at K-State
• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”
• A new snake repellent
00:01:30 – Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture: The presenter of the 2019 Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture at K-State: the former executive environmental editor for National Geographic magazine, Dennis Dimick, discusses the implications of humanity's expanding presence in the world, most notably for food production systems and the natural resources available to drive those systems.
00:13:00 – Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture (Part 2): More from former executive environmental editor for National Geographic magazine, Dennis Dimick... he shares his perceptions on agriculture's role in re-balancing the carbon cycle while continuing to feed an ever-growing world population.
00:24:30 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:33:08 – Snake Repellent: K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee looks at the research-tested performance of a new repellent for discouraging snakes from entering homes and outbuildings.
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