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Old Newspaper Articles from Capper’s Farmer January 1927

Where Some Profits Go Rushing rainwater sweeping over the fields of the United States carries away 20 times as much plant food material every year as is permanently removed by crops, says H.H. Bennett, soil scientist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Soil erosion takes $200 million away from farmers every year, he estimates. While the annual loss of plant food material due to ...

The Capper's Farmer Staff | Dec 20, 2017