Monocultures. What Are They and Why You Should Give a Damn. – GlassRoots

Tractor doing a routine fertilization on a monoculture farm.

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Monocultures. You have seen them before , whether its orange groves, strawberry fields, sugar cane, or even St. Augustine sod, the thoughts that come to mind are vast expanses of the same plant, usually for food production. Growing up in the Plant City area, I spent much of my youth running and playing in crops.  It wasn’t until my mid twenties that I realized the truly heinous state of affairs that had been hiding from me in plain sight. I doubt many of us gave it much thought back then and sadly today it isn’t that different. Monocultural farming practices are ruining our soil and turning once fertile are….

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