Healthy Soils Lead to Healthy Plants and More Food
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations deemed 2015 as the International Year of Soils, and the U.S. seed industry and commodity groups are investing a great deal of resources into the science behind soil health. According to the FAO, soils are at risk from erosion and helping farmers prevent erosion is a priority in meeting the end goal of feeding the estimated 9 billion people expected to inhabit earth by 2050. For more information about how soil health, conservation and genetic diversity go hand-in-hand, check out Warren Buffett’s perspective at http://seedworld.com/buffett-conservation-and-productivity-must-go-hand-in-hand/.
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