Adventures in Corn

Lambert, Emily
October 2006
Forbes Asia;10/2/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 16, p74
The article highlights the Midwest Crop Tour, an annual road trip through the U.S. corn-and-soybean belt sponsored by Deere & Co. and the Pro Farmer newsletter. The tour provides clues to where the commodity markets are headed, mixed with homespun observations. It attracts farmers and their groupies: commodities brokers, agronomists, grain buyers, reporters and representatives from the likes of Cargill and Kraft Foods, all looking for hints as to the size of the harvest.


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