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Study: Crop Diversification can Improve Environmental Outcomes without Sacrificing Yields

Study: Crop Diversification can Improve Environmental Outcomes without Sacrificing Yields

A new study shows diversifying agricultural systems beyond a narrow selection of crops leads to a range of ecosystem improvements while also maintaining or improving yields. But a professor of agronomy at Iowa State University who co-authored the study said some marketing and agricultural policy considerations will have to change for farmers to adopt diversification practices more widely.

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