More imported food products already contain the sugar they need, and production of sugar globally has created a glut at a time when U.S. food companies are marketing more products that contain reduced sugar. So far, the sugar industry has survived by taking market share back from high-fructose corn syrup.
As the 2018 corn and soybean crops head for harvest, DTN/The Progressive Farmer takes a high-tech look at yield predictions featuring the satellite analytics and modeling of Gro Intelligence and on-the-ground-reporting.
Ranchers willing to graze multiple species of livestock -- usually cattle and sheep and or goats -- can see a financial advantage as well as improved range and pasture conditions. However, the grazing system requires more management and may have some stigma attached.