Did you know that regenerative agriculture actually increases the land’s ability to absorb water from a hard rain? Sadly, this is not the case with conventional farming — which often leaves soils dried out and acting more like cement pavement.
Water infiltration –or, how fast water can get into the ground after a hard rain, is a key metric that helps identify if land is healthy.
Regenerative agriculture helps increase the land’s ability to capture the rain — even hard rains . . . which means less need for irrigation and less run off of fertilizer (natural or not) from the land and into rivers.
How? All those year-round living roots, cover crops […]