Dickson Despommier

Dickson Despommier on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Dickson Despommier, an Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Microbiology, who has received numerous awards for his work in vertical farming.


Calif. report will guide climate-change decisions

(AP) – As California grows warmer, nowhere will the increased temperatures be starker than in California’s arid Central Valley, where farmers will have to consider whether the crops grown today will survive in a harsher […]


Small farmers struggle as drought kills vegetables

(AP) – Fruit and vegetable farmers throughout the Midwest are struggling with unusual heat and a once-in-decades drought. Chris Covelli planted 1,000 zucchini seeds on his farm in Wisconsin this spring. Only a quarter sprouted […]