About this series
- September 22, 2012 - 6:11 PM
ABOUT THIS 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.
Today: The prairie is an ecological asset of global significance, but it is disappearing rapidly in an era of high grain prices, generous farm subsidies and advances in farm technology.
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