FarmPolicy

September 19, 2019

Corn Concerns & Higher Market Prices Draw Focus to Conservation

Corn Concerns

Jerry Hirsch reported in Sunday’s Los Angeles Times that, “Corn is a key element of the U.S. food supply. It is what dairy cows eat to make milk and hens consume to lay eggs. It fattens cattle, hogs and chickens before slaughter. It makes soda sweet. As the building block of ethanol, it is now also a major component of auto fuel.

“And that may signal trouble ahead.

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