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What is regenerative agriculture?

Regenerative agriculture is a way of farming that focuses on soil health. Image: Unsplash/ Roman Synkevych 🇺🇦

Victoria Masterson

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Regenerative agriculture focuses on improving soil health through methods including crop rotation and reduced ploughing.
Regenerative agriculture focuses on improving soil health through methods including crop rotation and reduced ploughing. Image: IUCN

Regenerative agriculture can improve crop yields – the volume of crops produced – by improving the health of soil and its ability to retain water, as well as reducing soil erosion.
Regenerative agriculture can improve crop yields – the volume of crops produced – by improving the health of soil and its ability to retain water, as well as reducing soil erosion. Image: Project Drawdown.
Regenerative farming practices can improve soil health and farmer incomes, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
Regenerative farming practices can improve soil health and farmer incomes, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. Image: World Economic Forum.

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