Regenerative Agriculture


Soil Health Institute offers sustainable cotton internship for students of historically Black colleges and universities

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) recently announced the first U.S. Regenerative Cotton Fund (USRCF) internship class, to create career paths for underrepresented students in sustainable U.S. cotton production. Launched with a grant from the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation in 2021, the goal is to eliminate one million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent from the […]

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Intercropping and sustainable farming practices increase soil carbon reserves

Sustainable agriculture arises as a key strategy to reach the Objectives of Sustainable Development of the 2030 Agenda, which seeks to reduce poverty and hunger, and deal with climate change while preserving natural resources. In this respect, the increase in soil organic carbon reserves can represent an important step towards the development of more sustainable agricultural systems. Bearing in […]

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Udall Foundation honors student for regenerative agriculture project

Gavrielle Welbel is one of three Yale undergraduates named as Udall Scholars for contributions to environmental protection work. Fifty-five students were chosen nationally, based on career commitment to environment, tribal public policy, or Native health care—and for leadership potential and a record of public service and academic achievement. Welbel studied mechanical engineering and earth and […]

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Regenerative agriculture: Opportunity, or threat to organic?

By Jim Manson, Journalist For decades, the term “regenerative agriculture” existed largely in the margins of the sustainable food debate. But in the last few years it has been catapulted to the heart of that debate. Instrumental in the transition to sustainability The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) say it will be instrumental in the […]

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Cutting back on chemical fertilizer results in high yields, ecosystem protection

Relatively simple sustainable farming practices can increase crop yields and allow significant cutback of chemical fertilizer use, a new study finds. Rothamsted Research in the UK analyzed 30 EU and African farms and concluded that adding manure and compost to soils, growing nitrogen-fixing plants, and expanding crop diversity will boost harvests while improving natural ecosystems […]

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