Corn Belt

Food waste has gotten a lot of attention lately, and rightly so. In the United States, we trash up to 40 percent of our post
In the last few weeks beekeepers have reported staggering losses in Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio after their hives foraged on pesticide-treated corn fields. Indiana too, two years ago. What's going on in the Corn Belt?
For the year ended Dec. 31, 2011, agriculture proved the best performer among commodity-based exchange-traded products by
Bad federal policy and intensifying storms are washing away the rich dark soils in the Midwest that made this country an agricultural powerhouse and that remain the essential foundation of a healthy and sustainable food system in the future.