Regenerative Agriculture


A Big Idea

A Midwestern farmers’ network is trying to save our soils, one field at a time.

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Meet the sustainable poultry company taking on Big Ag

Arkansas-based Cooks Venture envisions many rewards from changing the way chickens are produced. It claims to be the first vertically integrated poultry company in the U.S. built to scale in 50 years and the first to use pasture-raised heirloom birds. From broiler genetics to regeneratively grown feed, the company hopes to change a paradigm by providing […]

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Regenerative agriculture tops Whole Foods Market’s top 10 food trends for

Whole Foods Market’s global buyers and experts recently revealed the most anticipated and innovative food trends for 2020 in the retailer’s fifth annual trends predictions announcement. Regenerative agriculture, West African foods, meat-plant blends and new varieties of flour are among the food influences and movements expected to take off in the next year. Each year, […]

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Planting native prairie could be a secret weapon for farmers

In Iowa, native prairie is making a comeback as farmers are planting strips of prairie plants on their farms while research shows benefits to soil, water, biodiversity and more. Gary Guthrie is excited when he describes recent changes to his central Iowa farm. After planting native prairie to his corn, soybean, and vegetable farm, he […]

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Focus on soil health revitalizes citrus grove decimated by citrus greening disease

Citrus greening (HLB) is a devastating disease that is threatening the citrus industry in the United States. Genetic engineering has been hyped as a solution to the disease. But a Florida citrus grove owner has found that focusing on soil health by planting cover crops revitalized his citrus trees after they had been decimated by […]

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