‘Regenerative Ag’ might be the new trending phrase, but the meaning goes back to the beginning of agriculture.
It’s hard to open an agricultural publication these days without reading the words “regenerative agriculture”. The words are new, but the practices are as old as agrarian civilization. The concept is easy — work with nature rather than against it. The management practices, on the other hand, can be as diverse as the farms that implement them.
The premise of the movement values soil health above all other components of the production agriculture equation, allowing that soil health is the foundation for every possible throughput and output.