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Jennifer Wadsworth
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While filming in the prairies of Minnesota recently, geoff lawton was struck by the contrasting field of industrial corn. In 3 minutes he gave you an interesting account of the contrast and despair of industrial agriculture.

 
Dale Hodgins
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His final statement is quite succinct.
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"This is a way of converting fossil fuel to money, through food. That's all."

Here's another thing that could be said to be typical of monoculture.
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This system trades soil and soil fertility for food, in order to make money. It's a mining operation that consumes fossil fuels and money to make poisoned food and more money than was put in.
 
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