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Environmental Impact Of Corn Production And Use

This study purports to link the environmental impact in terms of greenhouse gases, water and so forth of growing corn with the use, such as in beef cattle or hog feed or ethanol by company such as Cargill, ADM and so on.

 

http://www.agupdate.com/news/crop_news/here-s-how-corn-makes-america-go-round/article_ef9a9cb2-923c-...

 

There is no doubt it will be used to influence producers , consumers and processors in sourcing and even pricing end product.  'It costs too much to corn-feed beef", for example.  Or, corn in (you name the state) takes too much water or generates too much greenhouse gas - let's quite supporting it.

 

https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-study-corns-environmental-impact-varies-greatly-across-u...