Category Archives: Erosion

Thought of the Week

Across the planet, moderate to extreme soil erosion has degraded 3 billion acres of agricultural land since 1945 – an area the size of China and India combined.  This estimate, by the United nations, is that 38% of global cropland … Continue reading

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The nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Since the achievement of our independence, he is the greatest Patriot, who stops the most gullies. -Patrick Henry

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One man cannot stop the dust from blowing, but one man can start it. -Farm Security Administration

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Even innovative adaptations cannot make up for a lack of fertile soil to sustain increased productivity.  As long as people take care of their land, the land can sustain them. –Dirt

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History shows that people destroy the balance of nature unconsciously in the pursuit of more immediate ends. -George Perkins Marsh

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Yet what is dirt? We try to keep it out of sight, out of mind, and outside. We spit on it, denigrate it, and kick it off of our shoes.   But in the end, what’s more important? Everything comes … Continue reading

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