Dust to dust

23rd June 1995 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Dust to dust: intensive farming in the 1930s caused much of the topsoil in the Midwest states of America to be eroded and blown away. Now farmers plough less and leave a third of the field's leftover plant material to hold the soil together and fertilise it. Taken from The Atlas of Endangered Resources, Belitha Press Pounds 9.99

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