South Dakota researcher shows benefits of regenerative ag
November 25, 2018
ARLINGTON, S.D. (AP) — Jesse Hall is sold on regenerative agriculture.
"It crumbles, and it looks like chocolate cake," Hall said. "Once it's got the consistency of chocolate cake, and it's spongy, that's what you want."
And it's got more life in it, too, from invisible bacteria to earthworms.
"I can't even dig up an inch without digging up an earthworm," Hall said. "I feel bad, because I don't want to hurt the poor guys. I always try to pack 'em back in the ground, try to cover them up — you know, like I'm tucking them in."
Hall has embraced regenerative agriculture, the approach to fa...