"A Chilean farm expert has a message for American farmers: Treat soil as
if it were a straw-eating animal and trade in the plows for earthworms.
Otherwise, says Carlos C. Lamarca, agriculture is doomed...A good indicator of
just how infertile the Palouse area [Washington state] has become, he said is
the absence of earthworms in crop soil."
Red Wing, MN, newspaper, (AP)
"Expert: Changes are need in U.S. tilling,"