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Pursuit of higher yields may be damaging soil health, warns UN report

Soil area 'the size of Greece' being lost each year globally due to unsympathetic farming practices

Farmers should be encouraged to stop viewing ‘yield per hectare’ as the principal indicator of a successful farming practice, and should instead be offered a more holistic perspective on the ecosystem benefits that their farm is providing.

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