South Korean landscape management techniques a model for sustainable agriculture

 Rice Today   |  

South Korea’s traditional and contemporary farming techniques are adapted to a variety of environmental conditions and can serve as a model for climate change-proof sustainable food production.

Korean conservation agriculture accounts for the natural environment so that local communities, rice fields, and farmland coexist harmoniously near forests with protected biodiversity.

The entire agricultural process is practiced alongside a holistic recycling method such as using rice straw as ground cover and crop protection to prevent the growth of weeds and retain soil moisture during drought.

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