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Pictures Don’t Lie: Corn And Soybeans Are Conquering U.S. Grasslands

Pictures Don’t Lie: Corn And Soybeans Are Conquering U.S. Grasslands

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Farmers in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska converted 1.3 million acres of grassland into soybean and corn production between 2006 and 2011. Images derived from satellite data confirmed that changing landscape, which spells bad news wildlife and for soil integrity in some parts.

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