Over the past 20 years, U.S. corn acreage has risen 41 percent .as farmers capitalize on the growing ethanol market.
SOURCE: | The Washington Post - April 30, 2008
Siphoning Off Corn to Fuel Our Cars Article | CHARLES CITY, Iowa Erwin Johnson picks up a clump of the dark, rich soil that he has farmed for 35 years, like his father and grandfather before him. In a few months, this flat expanse of northern Iowa will be crowded with corn ready to be trucked to market. A year ago, that market got a little ...