About Regenerative Agriculture

Interested in learning more about regenerative agriculture practices? Below you can find a list of the techniques implemented in LIFE Regenerate, and some further reading for each topic.

Position Paper - Regenerative Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges to Catalyze Profitable and Resilient Agriculture in the Context of Climate Change. W/ Case Studies from the Iberian Peninsula - Download Here

Guide on how to use the Yeomans plough to: a) harvest/redistribute rainwater, b) prevent the dispersion of Phytophthora

How to combat, detect and treat the dispersion of Phytophthora - Read in Spanish

Keyline system and the Yeoman’s plough to reduce water-logging or swamping

  • Hill, S. B. (2003). Yeomans’ Keyline design for sustainable soil, water, agroecosystem and biodiversity conservation: a personal social ecology analysis. In BP Wilson et A. Curtis (éd.), Agriculture for the Australian Environment. Proceedings of the 2002 Fenner Conference, Albury (Australie), Johnstone Centre, Charles Stuart University (pp. 34-48).
  • Buitrago, G. A. F. (2013). Integrated farming system for the foothill-regions of Colombia–Ariporo System (AS). Revista de Tecnología, 12(2), 24-34.
  • Fiebrig, I., Zikeli, S., Bach, S., & Gruber, S. (2020). Perspectives on permaculture for commercial farming: aspirations and realities. Organic Agriculture, 1-16.

Adaptive Multi-Paddock (AMP) Grazing 

  • Coleman, A. (2017). Implementing a holistic grazing management plan. Farmer’s Weekly, 2017(17031), 46-48. 
  • Mann, C., & Sherren, K. (2018). Holistic management and adaptive grazing: a trainers’ view. Sustainability, 10(6), 1848.
  • Frith, S. (2020). The Evidence for Holistic Planned Grazing. Green Meat?: Sustaining Eaters Animals and the Planet, 89.
  • Heidi-Jayne Hawkins, Alan Short & Kevin P Kirkman (2017) Does Holistic Planned Grazing™ work on native rangelands?, African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 34:2, 59-63, DOI: 10.2989/10220119.2017.1367328
  • Katz-Rosene, R. M., & Martin, S. J. (Eds.). (2020). Green Meat?: Sustaining Eaters Animals and the Planet. McGill-Queen's Press-MQUP.

Fungal inoculations / Mycorrhization

  • M. Tibbett , F.E.Sanders (2002).Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis can Enhance Plant Nutrition through Improved Access to Discrete Organic Nutrient Patches of High Resource Quality. Ann Bot. 2002 Jun 1; 89(6): 783–789. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcf129
  • Kivlin S. N., Emery S. M., Rudgers J. A., (2013) Fungal symbionts alter plant responses to global change. American Journal of Botany 100(7):1445-1457
  • Talbot, J.M., Allison, S.D. & Treseder, K.K. 2008. Decomposers in disguise: mycorrhizal fungi as regulators of soil carbon dynamics in ecosystems under global change. Functional Ecology 22: 955-963.
  • Claude, M.; Lucien, B.; Herminia D.V.; Jean-Marc, Olivier; Fizzala, Sandrine; Francois, L.T. (2016) Trapping truffle production in holes: a promising technique for improving production and unravelling truffle life cycle. Italian Journal of Mycology vol 45. DOI: 10.6092/issn.2531-7342/6346
  • Sourzat P. (2017) Truffle cultivation in the south of France: technical progress and prospects. Scientia Fungorum vol 46: 63-72
  • Paul Stamets (2005). Mycelium Running How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World. Ten Speed Press.


  • Serrano, M. S., De Vita, P., Fernández-Rebollo, P., & Hernández, M. E. S. (2012). Calcium fertilizers induce soil suppressiveness to Phytophthora cinnamomi root rot of Quercus ilex. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 132(2), 271-279. 

Artificial Regeneration / Reforestation

  • Garcia J.P; Chirino E., Espelta J.M., Jacobs D.F., Martín-Gómez P., Cerillo R.N., Oliet J.A., Vilagrosa A., Villar-Salvador P., Pelegrín E.G. (2017) Physiological keys for natural and artificial regeneration of oaks. Oaks Physiological Ecology. Exploring the Functional Diversity of Genus Quercus L.Publisher: SpringerEditors: E. Gil-Pelegrín, J.J. Peguero-Pina, D. Sancho-Knapik. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69099-5

Production using pruning waste

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