Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Corn Production: Water Abuse


When I was a child, my mother always served vegetables with our dinner. Personally, I always preferred corn rather than peas or string beans.

What I did not realize, in those formative years, is corn production is not limited to what mom serves as a side dish. Corn is used for more products than you might think and the production of corn is a water abuser.

In fact, in this recent study by Columbia Water Center: Corn producing states in the US are at the highest risk for water shortage.

Read more here

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