Star-Tribune (Minnesota)

Farmers might not know it — but something is stealing the land from under their feet.

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Regarding the original Star Tribune story 'New study: Midwest topsoil disappearing faster than previously thought' (Dec. 28, 2022): For 25 years, I've witnessed first-hand the research-based changes Minnesota farmers continue making to promote soil conservation in their fields. Although the Star Tribune story affirms valid concerns about erosion -- ones I share, along with countless farmers -- I am disappointed about the context in which my observations were presented. Far from believing that inaction is prevalent, I know that farmers are working alongside science to implement best practices in soil conservation.

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