01 January 2012

Prevent Soil Erosion

Written by  Adam Friedman
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The Soil Conservation Service estimates that more than three billion tons of topsoil are eroded from the United States croplands each year. That means soil is eroding seven times faster than it is built up naturally. Soil is the foundation of the food chain in organic farming. But in conventional farming the soil is used more as a medium for holding plants in a vertical position so they can be chemically fertilized. As a result, American farms are suffering from the worst soil erosion in history.

Last modified on 01 January 2012
Adam Friedman

Adam Friedman

Adam Friedman is a web designer living in Portland, Oregon. Adam lived and worked on the farm during the summer of '94 and returned for part of the summer of '95.

Website: www.ovenlight.com
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