The Vanishing Prairie series

  • "The Vanishing Prairie'' is a Star Tribune series examining the way that agriculture is profoundly transforming the landscape of the Upper Midwest and its valuable native ecosystems.

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Debbie Carlson

Herb Hamann, a cattle rancher in Clear Lake, South Dakota

Danny Serfling tilled a field on his farm in Preston, Minn., in late October. He lost part of this field and a whole other one to rootworm. The solution? “We will have to use more insecticide,” he said.

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