The Dirt on Agricultural Choices

David Montgomery of the University of Washington argues that the path to feeding the world lies in being attentive to the quality of our soils and following practices that renew their fertility. He debunks three myths about agriculture: that large-scale commercial agriculture feeds the world today; that large farms are more efficient; and that conventional farming is necessary in order to feed the world. Author of “Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life,” he summarizes his arguments in today’s edition of “The Conversation,” linked here:

https://theconversation.com/healthy-soil-is-the-real-key-to-feeding-the-world-75364?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20April%204%202017%20-%2071185370&utm_content=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20April%204%202017%20-%2071185370+Version+B+CID_28bd9239589131a96b675f10c7b210cc&utm_source=campaign_monitor_us&utm_term=Healthy%20soil%20is%20the%20real%20key%20to%20feeding%20the%20world

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Quentin Wheeler is the 4th president of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
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