Under the Microscope: Corn Belt farming and the carbon cycle

Feb 3, 2015

  On this week's Under the Microscope, scientists have noticed a change in the atmosphere.

Plants are taking in more carbon dioxide during the growing season and giving off more carbon in the fall and winter. What researchers hadn’t considered, until recently, is what farming has to do with it. Grant Gerlock has more. 

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