Article 3F0F7 Trees that helped save America's farms during the Dust Bowl are now under threat

Trees that helped save America's farms during the Dust Bowl are now under threat

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Story ImageThe Great Plains were the nation’s breadbasket, but drought in the 1930s created the Dust Bowl. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s solution was to plant trees as a shelterbelt to help hold back the dust. The plan worked, but now some farmers, forced by economic necessity to maximize crop yields, are cutting them down.
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