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Pioneers traveled past the Plains because they thought it looked unhospitable. Then developers decided to change the landscape.
Congressman Hugh Bennett makes an appeal to the U.S. Congress to solve the dust issue in the Plains.
Scientists now know what caused the Dust Bowl... and farmers worry history is repeating itself.
Startling Development in Food Production. Farming communities begin to fail due to environmental regulations. Are we repeating the same mistakes?
There is a renewed interest in growing plants for producing ethanol and other biofuels, but the crops we grow may not be well suited to that purpose. A prairie grass called Switchgrass, bred years ago to help solve environmental problems with the infamous Dust Bowl might be part of the answer to our biomass needs. Plant breeders such as Mike Casler and Ken Vogel are hard at work developing the right green grass to turn into green gas.
This was a school project me and my friends made, we got the best grade in the class and she even showed the principal she was so proud. Look up 1920 Dust Bowl on the internet its a real thing that happened.