Returning organic matter to the soil builds up soil nitrogen. A study we are undertaking already shows that organic farming can increase nitrogen content of soil between 44 – 144 %, depending on the crops grown. Not only does organic farming avoid the emissions that come from industrial agriculture, organic farming transforms carbon in the air through photo synthesis and builds it up in the soil, thus contributing to higher soil fertility, higher food production and nutrition, and a sustainable, zero-cost technology for addressing climate change.

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