Going Green

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Purdue Prediction on Corn Supply

The price of tortilla chips is heading up, up, up!!

Expert predicts 2008 corn crop won't be enough; need to ration

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The ethanol industry's appetite for corn will surge in the coming months and producers will likely lower corn acreage for the 2008 crop, said a Purdue University expert.

"This has two major implications," explained Chris Hurt, Purdue Extension agricultural economist. "First, the corn-based ethanol industry will have...(complete article here).

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