Microsoft Thinks Plants Will Be Popular in 2021

Microsoft’s video vision of the future came out last week, and its all about plants. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6cNdhOKwi0 The 6 minute video tells the story of an architect arriving in South Africa. We see her collaborate with different people via amazing-yet-believable technology. The project they’re working on?  A green wall. According to Microsoft, in the future people will want to use their …

Earth Day Video

Here’s the Earth Day video we made! Download a copy by “right-clicking” here. The file for downloading is a 720p mp4 at 30 fps, 15 sec duration. It has all of the titles removed except for “Earth Day…April 22.” If you don’t know how to customize this video with your own words, check out this video. If you want us …

Plant More Plants

This spring the Chesapeake Club is kicking off a campaign called “Plant More Plants.” They are airing TV ads in the Metro DC, Baltimore, Richmond, and Hampton Roads markets. They have produced two 30-second ads that encourage homeowners to aid the Chesapeake Bay by planting more plants, thereby reducing runoff. Competition: “Yard of the month? Try yard of the century…” …

Un-Thankful Turkeys Think We Need to Grow Up

Thanksgiving is such a great holiday. As I prepare to sit down to two family meals today, I’d like to thank all the farmers out there who work so hard to produce my food. I’m also thankful to the researchers in land-grant universities and many extension agents for their vital contributions. Also, to all the tractor and combine companies out there. …