Sunday, November 25, 2012

Problems with high tech mono crop farming

Farm tractor, pumpkins and chicken
As farmers continue to increase the size of their fields and plant only one crop year after year, using genetically modified seeds, they risk adaptation by nature's weeds and bugs that can wipe out their crops.  A story about how this is happening in Southern Minnesota appears in the StarTribune, Those bugs are going to outsmart us.

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