Q. With reference to Regenerative agriculture consider the following statements:
1.Regenerative agriculture refers to a practice of farming and land use that aims to improve the overall health of the soil.
2.Sustainable agriculture is a better form agricultural practice than Regenerative agriculture.
3.Regenerative farming practices is more expensive than commercial farming.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
Statement 1 and 3 are correct. Regenerative agriculture refers to a practice of farming and land use that aims to improve the overall health of the soil. Regenerative farming practices is more expensive than commercial farming as it focuses on organic based farming therefore the cost of organic farming is higher than commercial farming.
Statement 2 is incorrect. Sustainable and Regenerative agriculture both focus on healthier agricultural practices. However, the key difference between is that regenerative agriculture intends to regenerate, or renew, the productivity and growth potential whereas sustainable practices seek to maintain systems without degrading them. Therefore, regenerative agriculture is better than a sustainable way to farm.