Record-high crop prices spur conversion from grasslands to cropland
FARGO -- When cattle producer Jason Zahn aims his pickup across the gravel roads of North Dakota, he doesn't see as many native grasses dancing along the prairie. Instead, he sees more and more black.
He sees tilled dirt or burnt fields in the middle of a conversion from grasslands to cropland.
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