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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

No drought in the Heartland, Red Sox at St. Louis Cardinals rain delay











8/6/14, "Why the game hasn't started...," Pete Abraham twitter, Boston Globe. Red Sox at Cardinals underway.







 

























Image from Agriculture.com

2014 US corn crop up significantly from 2013:




8/6/14,  "Monday night data showed crop was 73% good, up significantly from a year ago at 64%. http://linkd.in/1oCCV3q 













1/6/14, "Nearly 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop goes to ethanol. Corn is the No. 1 source of livestock feed. When so much corn is diverted into making ethanol, feed prices go up. Americans subsidize ethanol through tax breaks, and then they pay for ethanol again through higher food prices."... 

"Editorial: Dump the ethanol mandate," Chicago Tribune, "Let's get the government out of your gas tank." Image, Corn in gas tank 




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