03/26/07 — Ethanol interest boosts corn production

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Ethanol interest boosts corn production

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on March 26, 2007 2:02 PM

Corn Planting

News-Argus/Bobby Williams

Gary Sutton of Mount Olive got an early start on planting corn for this year. Sutton, his brothers and sons started last week on their local farms and will be planting throughout the week. With increasing interest in ethanol and higher prices per bushel, farmers are looking to add to their acreage this year.

For more information see Farmers adding thousands more acres to meet corn demand.