Earthworms like organic farming

Industrial agriculture has strongly altered soil life, and, in turn, decreased fertility. Alternative practices such as conservation agriculture and organic farming could restore better conditions for soil organisms. Henneron et al compared the effect of 14 years of conservation agriculture, organic farming and conventional agriculture on soil organisms such microbes and worms. They found that conservation agriculture and, to a lesser extent, organic farming improved all soil organisms.


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