Alternating contour strips of soybeans and corn on a farm in southern Wisconsin.
Soybeans planted between two corn fields in Wisconsin.
Stop Subsidizing the Wrong Food Crops
by Dr. Mercola
As farming has transitioned from a once localized industry to an international one, it’s brought with it a new set of challenges for U.S. farmers. Spurred in part by a growing demand for biofuel, along with federal subsidy programs, about 180 million additional acres of corn and soybeans have been planted around the world over the last decade.