Corn and soybeans rule the acreage roost

For the past 30 years, U.S. farmers have increased dramatically the amount of cropland that is planted to corn and soybeans — from 45 percent in the mid-1990s to 60 percent now — say four agricultural economists at the farmdoc daily blog. “Between 1965 and 1994, the share of harvested principal crop acres accounted for… » Read More

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