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buffdad

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the science says that the prairie grasses, that were drought resistant, had tough, deep roots, and when those grasses were plowed under and replaced with crops that had little or no roots to speak of, when the drought hit, the soil was completely loose, and barren of humus.

And the winds just blew it away

(In response to this post by BACKinBLACK)

Posted: 12/25/2015 at 01:12AM



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