A Grain Agriculture Fashioned in Nature’s Image: The Work of the Land Institute

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Modern industrialized agriculture is based on monocultures of annual crops requiring massive levels of biocide, fertilizer, and fossil fuel inputs. This form ofagriculture has led to soil erosion and chemical contamination ofsoil and ground water. The Land Institute is studying a new modelfor grain agriculture, based on the prairie ecosystem, involving… (More)

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