Saik’s Agri-Treks: Sunflowers, Sheep and Ieuan Evans

Debra Murphy, 2015

Saik’s Agri-Treks has taken us to favelas in Brazil, not-quite-elephant-proof fencing in Africa, Agritechnica in Germany and desert irrigation in Arizona. But this time, Rob Saik takes us on an exploration of our own backyard — or, Ieuan Evans’ backyard — in sunny Alberta.

Related: Will Agriculture be Allowed to Feed 9 Billion? Rob Saik’s TEDx Talk

Evans is a senior agri-coach with Agri-Trend, and an incredible passion for horticulture. In this episode, he talks about the “fantastic water scavenging capacity” of sunflowers, the trick to starting apple trees, and the surprising crop his “free-range chickens” most adore.

 

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