How renewable is energy from corn? What is the yield? What locations
does corn grow? The incentive to raise corn is profit. Is it
profitable to raise corn? Land, seed, fertilizer, labor. Figure 80,000
seed kernels cost $175 to $400. Labor at minimum wage. If one's home
is located on an acre of land, will one acre of corn heat one's home?
Does corn subsidize food?
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One of 3000 participants in the National Corn Growers Association
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3,000 acres of green beans. From growing corn he learns lessons about
growing green beans, spinach, collards, zucchini and soybeans. His
soybeans broke a world record yield in 2006 showing soybeans are not
limited to 50 bu/acre and the average corn yield of 150 bu/acre can be