June, 2020

How Industrial Farmers can Transition to Regenerative Livestock Farming

How Industrial Farmers can Transition to Regenerative Livestock Farming

Industrial farmers continue to experience a myriad of challenges that range from the high cost of farm inputs, technical challenges that threaten their production to weeds, and conditions that are resistant to the available herbicides and pesticides. Severe soil compaction is another key challenge that farmers continue to contend with resulting in increased use of chemicals that are harmful to the soil and organisms that live therein.

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How Industrial Agriculture Affects Soil Health and Measures to be Considered

How Industrial Agriculture Affects Soil Health and Measures to be Considered

Soil forms the earth’s surface and consists of various components such as organic materials, minerals, water, and air depending on where it’s located.  The composition of the soil is never static as it’s influenced by the weather, the organisms that constitute it, the crops are grown on it or the animals grazed on its surface. The soil just like water and air is vulnerable to pollution and can be greatly damaged by toxic industrial farming practices.

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