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Ag's Great Affluenza - 6
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon May 5, 2014 12:18 PM CDT

Editor's Note: Our Ag Afflueza series has been looking at the windfall farmers and the ag industry received, and what's been done with those gains, following the commodity price boom. In two accompanying stories, DTN Staff Reporter Todd Neeley looks at the consequences of that boom. In this story he examines erosion rates.


OMAHA (DTN) -- Rain fell at 4 inches an hour on Ray Gaesser's southwest Iowa farm one spring day in 2013.

The Corning, Iowa, corn and soybean producer in the heart of continuous corn and ethanol country has used no-till since the 1970s, but the damage to ...

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