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Healthy Soil is the Key to Feeding the World

Healthy Soil is the Key to Feeding the World

article by David Montgomery

One of the biggest modern myths about agriculture is that organic farming is inherently sustainable. It can be, but it isn’t necessarily. After all, soil erosion from chemical-free tilled fields undermined the Roman Empire and other ancient societies around the world. Other agricultural myths hinder recognizing the potential to restore degraded soils to feed the world using fewer agrochemicals.

A new grain: Salish Blue

A new grain: Salish Blue

Wheat breeders doing some interesting things. Article written by Eilis O'Neill.