Corn Acreage Largest in 75 Years

Shearer, P. Scott
July 2012
National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;7/2/2012, p5
Blog Entry
The article reports that U.S. farmers have planted the largest corn acreage in 75 years in 2012, planting 96.4 million acres of corn.


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