7 agricultural innovations that could save the world

Agriculture provided the foundation for civilization, and modern innovations in agriculture could help save it. Industrial monoculture, the farming method by which most of the global food supply is grown, degrades the land, reduces ecological resilience and diversity, and requires an enormous amount of fossil fuels. Well aware of monoculture’s flaws, growers, scientists, and innovators have developed alternative methods and models that enrich the earth and produce healthy food. Time to tune out that doom and gloom and get some hands dirty – hit the jump to learn about seven agricultural innovations that could save the world.