The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lowered its estimate of this year's corn crop to the lowest in four years, saying wet weather has delayed planting and reduced acres planted and the expected per-acre yield.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with senators from big corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for important EPA jobs.
A couple of years ago I read an alarming statistic. Within 15 years 90% of all jobs in America will be automated. Throughout history fears of automation have been tempered by new jobs required for fixing the new machines.