Jill Richardson, who is here at the Community Food Security Coalition Conference in Des Moines, wrote a great piece with lots of photos on the Farmers Tell It Like It Is Tour that we went on. Here is conventional (non-GMO) corn and soybean farmers, George Naylor.
“…the roots go down 8-12 feet! These plants are what made all of the wonderful topsoil here in Iowa – the topsoil that makes it possible to plant monoculture using soil-depleting practices year after year without running out of soil (yet).”
Today, Secretary Vilsack just spoke to us about community food security and child nutrition. A short video from that is coming.