Corn processors take aim at sugar

Jul 7, 2015
Corn processors want to kill government supports for rival sugar industry.
Posted In: corn, sugar, corn syrup, corn refiners

Chipotle goes GMO-free, except for the meat

Apr 27, 2015
Animals raised on a GMO-free diet are too hard to come by.
Posted In: Chipotle, GMOS, restaurants, organic, organic food, meat, corn
Ears of corn on display at the 2014 Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.

The environmental cost of corn

Apr 6, 2015
Plowing more land for corn means a bigger carbon footprint.
Posted In: corn, crops, food industry, farming
Corn arriving at Lincolnway Energy in Iowa

A hard look at corn economics — and world hunger

Oct 6, 2014
Corn is not what you think. For starters: Most of the time, it's not human food.
Posted In: corn, farming, hunger, Agriculture

How too much corn spells trouble far beyond the fields

Aug 26, 2014
Corn production could hit a record high this year and that's an issue.
Posted In: corn, crops, Agriculture, whiteboard

Good weather drives corn prices to record low

Jul 11, 2014
Surpluses put corn prices at a four-year low. Can farmers sell it all?
Posted In: Agriculture, ethanol, corn

Corn farmers eye other crops for next year

Jan 14, 2014
Corn farmers like Keith Alverson in Chester, South Dakota are readjusting their plans for spring amid dropping corn prices.
Posted In: corn, Agriculture, farming

Corn prices lead to boom times for Iowa town

Oct 15, 2013
The near record highs for corn prices have been great economic news for Iowa towns like Hull.
Posted In: farm, corn

High prices for corn and land shape Iowa economy, landscape

Oct 9, 2013
How the sky-high price of farmland has reshaped the state.
Posted In: corn, Iowa

How the price of corn matters

Aug 12, 2013
Corn prices are down more than 40 percent from last year's highs.
Posted In: corn, Agriculture