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Alternative proteins. Regenerative agriculture. The push toward zero. All loomed large in 2020.
December 11, 2020 by Jim Giles
The challenge of reforming the way we manage the almost 1 billion acres of U.S. farmland can seem overwhelming, but we’re seeing the emergence of a suite of solutions that might be up to the job.
November 20, 2020 by Jim Giles
You have 30 seconds to urge the President-elect to focus on a particular issue. What would it be?
November 13, 2020 by Jim Giles
An idea: Eat less meat and then, on the land that frees up, restore native ecosystems, such as forests, which draw down carbon.
September 25, 2020 by Jim Giles
Aquaponics and other indoor ag systems rely on access to water and energy, not soil or seas. Siting them near existing distribution hubs or industrial parks makes plenty of sense.
July 31, 2020 by Jim Giles
The story that indoor farming could potentially produce dramatic environmental gains is largely fictional today, but innovators are working to bring truth to the tale in a not-so-distant future.
May 22, 2020 by Jim Giles
Skeptics are sowing doubts about the carbon sequestration potential. The questions underscore the complexities of soil science.
April 10, 2020 by Jim Giles
Reforms in the way cattle are handled promise dramatic reductions in emissions related to beef production.
July 22, 2019 by Jim Giles