Papers, reviews and studies concerning regenerative agriculture and viticulture.
Jamie Goode’s new book “Regenerative Viticulture”
Viticulture faces a turning point. We are beginning to realise that the way wine grapes are being grown is not truly sustainable
Cover crops and carbon stocks
How under-vine management influences SOC inputs and turnover in two vineyards
Sheep in the Vineyard: First Insights into a New Integrated Crop-Livestock System in Central Europe
An academically-framed report of 34 interviews with European winegrowers on their experience of introducing grazing sheep into their vineyards.
Setting up and implementing result-based carbon farming mechanisms in the EU
The EU has published this technical guidance on implementing a carbon farming mechanism in the EU. Opportunities and challenges are identified, based on analysis of EU carbon farming schemes implemented or trialled over recent decades.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Sixth Assessment Report
The IPCC report on climate change which lays out the most comprehensive current understanding and forecasts of global climate change.
Regenerative Agriculture: An agronomic perspective
An academic paper exploring the difficulties in researching regenerative agriculture from an agronomic perspective.
Ecosystems and Human Well-Being
A UN-commissioned assessment conclusively linking ecosystem health and biodiversity to human well-being.
What Is Regenerative Agriculture? A Review of Scholar and Practitioner Definitions Based on Processes and Outcomes
A paper reviewing literature and practitioners mentioning regenerative agriculture, useful for gaining a greater understanding of the different uses and definitions of the term.
To till or not to till in a temperate ecosystem? Implications for climate change mitigation
Results of a study demonstrating that zero-tillage can represent a ‘win–win’ situation, where in addition to CO2 mitigation, other important benefits are achieved.
Defining and Managing for Healthy Vineyard Soils, Intersections With the Concept of Terroir
An academic review showing that the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of soil health overlap clearly with the soil related aspects of terroir.