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And that is it ... I have not seen hard numbers, but I have read that Ohio's soybean production is likely to be off, because of shifting fields into corn production.

When I was a kid growing up in the countryside east of Columbus, Ohio, sweet corn was commonly rotated in after some years of soybeans ... because we were one country over from a city of half a million. But its not there anymore ... outer suburban sprawl ate the countryside.

But sweet corn is more labor intensive, and if regular corn is bringing in high prices, farmers'll switch.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Fri Jun 29th, 2007 at 03:00:51 PM EST
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