Organic and non-GMO

C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Peter Thomison , Author(s): Rich Minyo , Author(s): Allen Geyer

    According to the USDA-Economic Research Service in 2016, 86% of Ohio’s corn acreage was planted to transgenic corn hybrids with 66% of total acreage planted to stacked trait hybrids (https://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/adoption-of-genetically-engineere...). Some corn growers want to grow non-GMO corn or transgenic hybrids with fewer traits to reduce seed costs. Others want to take advantage of the premiums offered for non-GMO corn.

    Issue: 2016-40
  2. Author(s): Peter Thomison , Author(s): Allen Geyer , Author(s): Bruce Clevenger, CCA

    What is “food grade” corn?

    Issue: 2016-40
  3. Author(s): Peter Thomison

    As the commodity price for corn has dropped during the past two years, there has been greater interest among some growers in producing non-GMO corn for a premium. According to the USDA-ERS (http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/adoption-of-genetically-engineered-crops-in-the-us.aspx#.Ud1p1b95m5S) 86% of Ohio’s corn acreage in 2014 was planted to transgenic (GMO) corn.

    Issue: 2015-04
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