All hail, King CornMarch 30, 2012 - 2:03pmbusiness/agriculture
Area farmers have said for months that they expected corn to be king this spring. But even Bart Schott, a Kulm, N.D., farmer and chairman of the National Corn Growers Association, didn't anticipate corn's star to shine this brightly.
"It takes me by surprise," Schott said of a key U.S. Department of Agriculture report released today that shows a big jump in anticipated corn acres, particularly in North Dakota.
Many of the additional corn...