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Unformatted text preview: is treated. Distant farmers are also more likely to not keep the crops in the community. This could down the road create a problem for elevators, if elevators close farmers would have to take their grain to more distant places causing more hardships. Many distant farmers or people who rent land out are more concerned about the big return they can get out of land and dont take care of fertility levels and arent concerned about the tile quality. They rape the land of nutrients and dont put back what they take out of it. Something that has become more of a problem where Im from (northwest Iowa) is that more and more farmers are selling their land to the DNR, this is a problem because the DNR is only wanting to turn the land into grass land, making farm land more scarce....
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course AGRON 114 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.
- Spring '08