In the mid-to-late 21st century when populations around the world doubled, the Green Revolution came to the rescue. Although major advances in crop breeding genetics dramatically raised yields and helped avert widespread famine, it also left mainstream agriculture with a costly and harmful input addiction. Best-practice ag offers numerous solutions for getting farmers off the synthetic-input treadmill. So, whether you're looking for ways to create your own biochar or compost tea on-farm, or seeking natural ways to manage pests and disease, Growing Country has the information to get you on a more sustainable pathway.