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Mexico and Japan are our top international corn buyers. They buy 50 percent of U.S. corn exports.

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Small engines like lawnmowers and boats can use E10 fuel.

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It takes five to six months for a pig to reach market weight (about 265 pounds). One market hog provides about 160 pounds of pork for the grocery store’s meat case.

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“Do your homework and know what you are getting yourself into. (Farming) is not for the faint of heart. You’ve got to have a passion for it." (Lowell Neitzel)

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Milk protein is naturally found in all dairy products and helps build strong muscles to support active lifestyles. Dairy foods are a tasty, convenient and cost-effective way to power up with...

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Always keep vegetable oil on hand. This versatile, healthy kitchen staple is made of soybeans, is a good source of vitamin E, contains Omega-3s, and has zero trans fats.

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Q: Are there antibiotics in the milk I buy?

A: No. Dairy producers ensure traces of antibiotics don’t enter our food supply. All farm milk is tested multiple times before it...

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Q: Why don’t I see sorghum at the store?

A: Many consumers are becoming more interested in ancient grains that are non-GMO, gluten-free, healthy,and environmentally friendly...

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Q: Where does vegetable oil come from?

A: Soybeans! Check the label — there’s a good chance the vegetable oil you get at the grocery is 100 percent soybean oil. A soybean...

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