“The drought should prompt a rethink of U.S. over-reliance on corn," William Moseley writes....

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“The drought should prompt a rethink of U.S. over-reliance on corn," William Moseley writes. "Farmers in the central plains used to grow a greater diversity of food and forage crops… But they gradually opted to grow more and more corn thanks to federal agricultural subsidies and expanding markets for corn in animal feed, corn syrup and ethanol."