Corn Comments 2.24 – Land Use Facts and Theories


In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster dives into the topic of land use. There is a theory that grasslands are being destroyed in order to produce ethanol, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Corn yields continue to increase over time providing more bushels of corn to be utilized without the need for more corn acres. Fact is that urbanization continues to be the biggest consumer of land. In fact one acre of farm land in America has been lost every minute to urbanization for the last 25 years. Listen in as Woster provides a wonderful explanation on this important topic.