"Fort Ross Windmill made the cover of the 40th anniversary issue of "Old Mill News", the publication of the Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM).Fort Ross had two windmills. The first windmill west of Mississippi was constructed in 1814,"
"First of all, the corn/soy rotation in the corn belt is a highly successful production system. It also includes enough genetic diversity within those species to continue to perform. That said, some additional diversity would be a good thing."