Biology of Soil Compaction Leading

Wallace County, Kansas—on the Colorado border—has the next-to-the-lowest population of any county in Kansas. This is partly due to heavy CRP enrollment 20+ years ago: Every acre of Wallace County qualified for the CHP program, and much of it was signed up. Subsequently, the population dwindled rapidly as the next generation of farmers grew up watching the grass grow on the idled land, rather than raising crops or livestock.

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