TITLE

Losing ground

AUTHOR(S)
Paige Ogburn, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
High Country News;3/19/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the concern on the plowing of native prairie in the Northern Plains in the U.S. According to economist Ben Rashford, the plow destroys the last remaining native grasslands running from Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota to eastern Montana. It says that the grassland destruction needs federal policies which play a role to protect the prairie such as the 2012 Farm Bill, renewable fuels standards, and subsidized crop insurance.
ACCESSION #
73913602

 

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