Funding Innovative Research
The science behind regenerative agriculture isn’t black and white. It doesn’t lend itself well to traditional academic-style research, and is underfunded.
Typically, scientists in academia test a hypothesis by using statistically significant volumes of test result data from replicated trials to prove or disprove a theory. This approach to studying how things work, and making conclusions, is dualistic.
With regenerative agriculture, whether a certain tactic ‘works’ or ‘doesn’t work’ depends on the context o…