Human Presence

Midwest Farmers Using Cover Crops Take Small Yield Hit
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Midwest Farmers Using Cover Crops Take Small Yield Hit

Although cover crops have significant environmental benefits, researchers found that they hinder yields on corn and soybean fields.

Published Jan 26, 2023

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World’s Longest Conveyor Belt System
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World’s Longest Conveyor Belt System

The conveyor belt helps transport an essential agricultural fertilizer from the remote reaches of Western Sahara to farmlands across the world.

Published Jan 21, 2023

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Rio Grande, Meet the Gulf of Mexico
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Rio Grande, Meet the Gulf of Mexico

Colorful waterways and wetlands are visible along the river that defines a portion of the U.S.-Mexico border.

Published Jan 22, 2023

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A Tornado Scars Selma
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A Tornado Scars Selma

Thunderstorms swept across the U.S. Southeast in January 2023, spawning numerous twisters that left lengthy paths of damage.

Published Jan 19, 2023

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Summer in Connecticut
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Summer in Connecticut

Experiences surrounding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s time spent working on a tobacco farm likely influenced his future as a minister and civil rights activist.

Published Jan 16, 2023

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