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Missouri Prairie Journal
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.
Missouri Prairie Foundation
Schulte Moore, Lisa A., "Prairie Strips: Bringing Biodiversity, Improved Water Quality, and Soil Protection to Agriculture" (2014). Natural Resource Ecology and Management Publications. 157.
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