Sustainable ag's ethanol linkFebruary 18, 2013 - 10:47amopinion/columns
WILMOT, S.D. -- Increasing corn acres substantially is our best opportunity to make agriculture sustainable.
Today's reduced tillage, cover crops and corn rotations are reversing farming's historic, unsustainable mining of soil carbon.
Even no-till farming will mine soil carbon unless corn or other C4 genetics' almost miraculous water efficiencies are utilized to produce enormous quantities of biomass above and below ground.