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Rain Follows the Plow (wikipedia.org)
22 points by dictum 9 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

I am a meteorologist and I forecast for Nebraska. Those theories might be wrong, but agriculture has surely changed the weather, especially the summertime dew point. A single acre of corn can sweat 4,000 gallons of water a day. Those circular fields you fly over are around 130 acres each. It is noticably more humid in the summer than before pivot irrigation was used.

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