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Growing a revolution: bringing our soil back to life

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The problem of agriculture is as old as civilization. Throughout history, great societies that abused their land withered into poverty or disappeared entirely. Now we risk repeating this ancient story on a global scale due to ongoing soil degradation, a changing climate, and a rising population. But there is reason for hope. David R. Montgomery introduces us to farmers around the world at the heart of a brewing soil health revolution that could bring humanity's ailing soil back to life remarkably fast. Growing a Revolution draws on visits to farms in the industrialized world and developing world to show that a new combination of farming practices can deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions to problems farmers face today. Montgomery explores why practices based on the principles of conservation agriculture help restore soil health and fertility. In addition, he discusses how these practices translate into farms that use less water, generate less pollution, and lower carbon emissions. Combining ancient wisdom with modern science, Growing a Revolution lays out a solid case for an inspiring vision where agriculture becomes the solution to environmental problems.
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subject_facetSoil biology
Soil ecology
Soil restoration
title_displayGrowing a revolution : bringing our soil back to life
title_fullGrowing a Revolution Bringing Our Soil Back to Life
Growing a revolution : bringing our soil back to life / David R. Montgomery
Growing a revolution : bringing our soil back to life [electronic resource] / David R. Montgomery
title_shortGrowing a revolution
title_subbringing our soil back to life
topic_facetEnvironment
Soil biology
Soil ecology
Soil restoration