"I'm not sure that bigger is always better, but we don't have that choice," Bloom said. "Farmers have to plant more in less time and get better yields to stay in business" [Elisa Sand, "Construction to Begin at Lake County International" Madison Daily Leader, 2010.06.15].
If I didn't know better, I'd think Bloom has been reading Wendell Berry. Living near Lake Herman has that effect.
But keep reading that Berry, Jeff—you'll see that we do indeed have that choice. Giving in to economic Darwinism is just what the big ag corporations want. Earl Butz agriculture is not our only option.