Some researchers contend there is an opportunity for ecological restoration that could help fight climate change and stem the loss of biodiversity.
"Our duty as earthkeepers is to call the exiled carbon back into the land and to bring the soil life home," said Larisa Jacobson, co-director of Soul Fire Farm.
The Midwest floods revealed another benefit of sustainable agriculture: fields that had been farmed with conservation practices recovered faster.
Scientific developments and innovation has produced more turkey for a larger population using fewer of our natural resources.
Food companies Oleopalma and PepsiCo lead smallholder certification drive.
Incremental change in agriculture is not moving quickly enough.
Agriculture's biggest trade groups have started promoting farmers' role in mitigating climate change.
Tune in for a recap of news and conversations during more than 300 events linked to the UN General Assembly. Plus inside PepsiCo's Sustainable Farming Program and a peek into Engie Impact.
Farming itself could regenerate the land — but it might take both public and private sectors to achieve success.