Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2014

Journal or Book Title

Missouri Prairie Journal

Volume

35

Issue

1

First Page

12

Last Page

15

Abstract

The motivation for expanding the basket of goods that Midwestern farms produce is strong. While our current agricultural system achieves record productivity in crops and livestock, it is also associated with serious environmental shortcomings, including declines in water quality and biodiversity, increased flooding and greenhouse gas emissions, and even degradation of the foundation of agricultural productivity: the soil.

Comments

This article is from Missouri Prairie Journal 35 (2014): 12. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Missouri Prairie Foundation

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf