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Response to chervilant (Reply #52)

Tue Mar 20, 2012, 02:03 PM

70. That's primarily due to depleted soil nutrition

We've spent the past 75 years replacing rich organic matter in the soil with synthetic fertilizers because modern farmers can't be bothered to rotate their crops, let land lie fallow or apply manure anymore.

It's the equivalent of feeding your kids nothing but junk food and then wondering why they're not growing well despite getting sufficient calories.

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