The Facts Behind Food Prices

The Facts Behind Food Prices

July 13, 2012

Iowa farmland is skyrocketing in price. Corn crops have tripled in value in five years (40% of U.S. corn goes to Ethanol); soybeans have doubled. The price increase is due to many factors including rising fuel and fertilizer costs, increasing demand from emerging markets and unsustainable population growth in China & India , a weak […]

Iowa Republican Caucuses

Iowa Republican Caucuses

July 2, 2012

Rick Santorum’s campaign claimed a belated victory in the Iowa caucuses on Jan. 19 — more than two weeks after the contest — when certified results showed him leading Mitt Romney by 34 votes, a reversal from the eight-vote edge than Mr. Romney held on caucus night. Source