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Ohio corn farmers make up time | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 2 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jul 1, 2011, titled Ohio corn farmers make up time | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

A record amount of corn was planted in Ohio this year, providing a sharp turnaround from a month ago when many farmers thought the entire season might get washed out by weeks of heavy rain.

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Doris Edwards RN

Columbus, OH

#1 Jul 1, 2011
I'm very happy to read this story and hope for a good harvest despite the late start. As the child of a farm family, I monitored the wet, unplanted fields across Ohio and Indiana with concern this spring- for our farm families and for the implications for American's capacity to feed the world. Could we now please drop the idiocy of putting corm into fuel and remember we are the world's bread basket? To divert corn to fuel is morally inappropriate when people are hungry. Even in the US, famine is possible when multiple natural disasters affect farming.

United States

#2 Jul 1, 2011
You have to admit with 8 dollar corn a couple weeks ago there was alot of farmers chasing the devils herd going for it so late in the season with a cooler than normal summer predicted.

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