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Agriculture: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow

O beautiful for spacious skies; For amber waves of grain; For purple mountain majesties; Above the fruited plain!

The 1895 lyrics for "America the Beautiful" start out by celebrating the abundance of food for our nation. With less than two percent of our population producing food, most Americans don't think about where their next meal will come from. We've been extremely lucky here in the U.S. when you consider how some nations have struggled to provide food for their population. Today a U.S. farm feeds 166 people annually, according to the American Farm Bureau. So, while 165 people are workin...

 

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