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More Than One-Third of Corn Belt Farmland Has Actually Totally Lost...

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By University of Massachusetts Amherst March 14, 2021 UMass Amherst researchers used remote sensing to quantify the previously underestimated erosion. More than one-third of the Corn Belt in the Midwest – nearly 30 million acres – has completely lost its carbon-rich topsoil, according to University of Massachusetts Amherst research that indicates the U.S. Department of…