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Peter Donovan
bare soil blowing

Erosion happens easily where the soil surface is bare.

Summer fallowing in eastern Washington, U.S.A., attempts to conserve moisture for a monoculture of wheat by eliminating all other plants. Dust storms, a very high rate of erosion, and the decline of rural communities are unintended side effects.