Future of the Environment

Will food be grown in soil in 100 years time? 

An African migrant tills the soil in a crop field in Bidnija, Malta, February 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi - RC197192F200

Perhaps we don’t need to rely on the our planet’s thin skin of soil after all. Image: REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Alex McBratney
Professor of Digital Agriculture & Soil Science; Director, Sydney Institute of Agriculture, University of Sydney
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We have seen the advances of hydroponic farming.
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In Australia, the decline of carbon in cropping lands, soil erosion and nutrient imbalances continue largely unchecked and unabated.
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