Corn Output Up in the U.S.

The thousands of field inspections that took place last week during the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour found corn output in the U.S. will be 0.4 percent over the government’s… Read More

U.S. Government Launches Local Food, Local Places

Rising consumer interest in locally grown food has turned it into a $7 billion industry. Truck farming, or small-scale fresh fruit and vegetable production, has led to over 8100 U.S…. Read More

Pesticide Use Increasing Among U.S. Corn Farmers

Corn farmers are becoming increasingly concerned that some insects are resistant to genetically modified versions of crops. As a result, the use of pesticides among U.S. farmers is surging. When… Read More

What effect will ending ethanol subsidies have?

By Maureen Aylward With the US Senate taking aim at ending ethanol subsidies, change may be ahead for the ethanol industry. Will ending these subsidies have an effect of the industry?… Read More