24 Jul '12, 8am

Woody Agriculture - On the Road to a New Paradigm

Woody Agriculture - On the Road to a New Paradigm

This is a guest post by Philip A. Rutter, B L. Rutter-Daywater, and S.J. Wiegrefe. Phil Rutter is the Founding President of The American Chestnut Foundation ; trained in ecology and evolution, he has been working in SE Minnesota for 35 years on domesticating several woody plant genera for commodity agriculture-style food production. I know Phil personally and believe in woody agriculture as a partial response to the energy/environmental constraints we face, (and just planted 300 hazelnut seedlings this spring). In any attempt to comprehend a puzzle, or choose a new path forward, the first requirement is to see and comprehend each of the possibilities. We wish to bring to the attention of the energy community a potential food and biomass energy paradigm, previously unknown, to your considerations. Our current agricultural paradigm choices include either “industrial” agricul...

Full article: http://www.theoildrum.com/node/9358

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