Degraded Soils and Food Shortages

Dec 17, 2019 | Educational Resources

This document explores the overuse of chemical fertilizers and man-made soil erosion. It explains how this has depleted soils and destroyed farmable land all over the world. The recommendation is to return to organic farming practices, and it explains how these practices can feed the world going forward. This document also includes an exploration of how beneficial bacteria interact with soil and plants creating healthier crops and higher yields.