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Farmer meet Roughneck | by jan buchholtz
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Farmer meet Roughneck

Do these agricultural pie charts graph the percentage of farmland converted to oil and gas fields? January - preparing for planting (irrigation circles) and extraction (white web of rectangular gas well heads).

 

Likely somewhere near Gaines County, Texas, where the Dust Bowl swept sand over red clay subsoil. Oil & Gas and Agriculture have co-existed here for nearly a century: www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hcg01

 

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Taken on January 15, 2014