Growing crops on organic soils increases greenhouse gas emissions, say scientists

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/12/151217114947.htm

Drained organic soils are a considerable source of greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide, say researchers. Reducing the emission from cultivated organic soils is an obvious choice to achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions from agriculture, they add.

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