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File:Precision Farming in Minnesota - Natural Colour.jpg

English: On September 10, 2009, Landsat scanned this true-colour image of farmland across northwest Minnesota, including a view of Noreen Thomas' organic farm on the banks of the Buffalo River near the middle of the image. From space this farm looks like a patchwork quilt. Fields change hue with the season and with the alternating plots of organic wheat, soybeans, corn, alfalfa, flax, or hay. Lush green fields dominate the image, though some crops have already been harvested leaving squares of tan and brown.
Date 18 September 2009
Source 386905main_moorhead_tm5_2009253.jpg (linked from "Snapshots From Space Cultivate Fans Among Midwest Farmers") and moorhead_tm5_2009253_lrg.jpg (linked from "Precision Farming in Minnesota")
Image created using Landsat data provided by the United States Geological Survey; Instrument: Landsat 5 - TM.
Author NASA Earth Observatory, Jesse Allen
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