King Corn Mowed Down 2 Million Acres of Grassland in 5 Years Flat

The rate of grass-to-corn conversion in the United States is comparable to rainforest destruction in the Amazon and Asia, a new report finds.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

We have little diversity left in our commodity crops.  Anyone who’s gone through a jr. high school Earth science class can tell you that this is a disaster waiting to happen. Do we need another dust bowl to wake us up, or worse, a devasting organism attacking a huge piece of our food systems?

See on www.motherjones.com

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