If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning, torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day... EB White
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.