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Quilt of Crop Circles

Kansas, USA

Story by UrtheCast Gallery August 1st, 2016

‘Home on the range’ turned work of art — it’s a beautiful thing.

Below, textures spring to life, quite literally, from Kansas’ crop circles. This patchwork is created by the use of center-pivot irrigation, a popular form of irrigation in Kansas, and one that pulls from the shrinking High Plains Aquifer.

Eastern Kansas lies within the USA’s grain belt and, as of 2015, the state ranked ninth in the U.S. in terms of overall crop market value, and first in the country in wheat market value.

Image captured by UrtheCast’s Deimos-2 satellite.

From Aug. 2-4, UrtheCast will be attending the industry-leading precision agriculture conference, InfoAg, in St. Louis, Missouri. If you’re attending, swing by booth #24 to chat with the Crew about our Earth-sensing system.

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Kansas, United States