Posts tagged sustainability
Loess Plateau: Policies and Practices for Regenerating Farmland and Revitalizing Rural Economies

Projects to restore soil fertility, increase flood resilience, and boost agricultural yields and incomes in the western Loess Plateau areas of China suggests that it’s possible to rebuild rural villages and towns by renovating infrastructure, redeveloping local resources, and cultivating tourism, value-added agricultural products, and crafts.

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Does 'Sustainability' Help The Environment Or Just Agriculture's Public Image?

Nitrogen is the essential ingredient for growing corn and most other crops. Farmers around here spread it on their fields by the truckload. Should companies give farmers a financial incentive to move away from simply growing corn and soybeans, instead adding "small grains" like oats (or rye) to their mix of crops?

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