06 May '17, 9am

It's time to make soil great again

It's time to make soil great again

Most of us don’t think much about soil, let alone its health. It’s time to recommend some skin care for Mother Nature. Restoring soil fertility is one of humanity’s best options for making progress on three daunting challenges: Feeding everyone, weathering climate change and conserving biodiversity. Widespread mechanization and adoption of chemical fertilizers and pesticides revolutionized agriculture. But it took a hidden toll on the soil. Farmers around the world have already degraded and abandoned one-third of the world’s cropland. In the United States, our soils have already lost about half of the organic matter content that helped make them fertile. What is at stake if we don’t reverse this trend? Impoverished trouble spots like Syria, Libya and Iraq are among the societies living with a legacy of degraded soil . And if the world keeps losing productive farmland, it w...

Full article: https://www.greenbiz.com/article/its-time-make-soil-great...

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