The ABCD’s of Agroecology: What Is It All About?

January 24, 2018 at 12:10 pm Leave a comment

Agroecological farmers use many practices you’ll find on organic farms, but what tends to set them apart is that they also design their fields, year after year, with a mix of crops, animals, and non-crop plants that lead to more resilient and lower-risk operations with less chemicals, irrigation, energy, and waste. And research (here, for example) is showing that these efforts pay off – in production, environmental metrics, and dollars.

Read The ABCD’s of Agroecology: What Is It All About? by Marcia DeLonge at The Union of Concerned Scientists

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Entry filed under: Biodiversity, Food, Permaculture, Sustainable Agriculture, Water.

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