18 July 2012
Improving soil health has a range of benefits for both farmers, consumers and the environment. Professor Rattan Lal from Ohio State University says policies that incentivise putting carbon back into the soil can help with climate change mitigation and adaptation. Professor Lal was in Australia for the Centre's 2012 Agriculture and Environment Research Symposium on soil security. He begins by discussing why it is so important to return carbon to soil.
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