Posts tagged organic agriculture
New Study Shows Organic Farming Traps Carbon in Soil to Combat Climate Change

When it comes to mitigating climate change, keeping excess carbon out of the atmosphere is key. One of the best ways to do that is through the carbon storage potential in soil. Organic farms were found to have 26 percent more long-term carbon storage potential than conventional farms. 

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How the U.S. Destroyed its Food System (and How Regenerative Agriculture Can Save It)

When I was a kid, I always pictured that the food on our table came from all those 'amber waves of grain' that we drove by when traveling throughout the Midwest. Naively, I thought those farmers were responsible for the produce we ate. It wasn’t until 2014, when I became the Chief Restructuring Officer during a large farm bankruptcy, that I learned the truth about the modern agriculture industry.

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Why Congress should make organic agriculture a national priority

Organic crop and farm bill discussions wait for no man. Even as U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue gets settled into his new role, Congress is talking about agriculture policy and listening to stakeholders. A key emerging theme is that many food producers and rural communities are struggling. At a transitional moment such as this, it’s important to remember that organic agriculture leads to more profitable farms and job creation.

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