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Mixed farming beats intensive agriculture methods

Tuesday 24 Nov 20 12:00pm

 

By TIM RADFORD | Once again, researchers have shown that it should be possible to feed the human race and leave enough space for the rest of creation, simply by going back to centuries-old mixed farming practices.

That would mean an end to highly intensively-farmed landscapes composed of vast fields that were home to just one crop, and a return to a number of once-traditional husbandry methods.

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