Monthly Archives: January 2014

Corn Plummeting Spurs Talk of ’80s U.S. Farmland Bust: Mortgages

Bloomberg News  by Kathleen M. Howley  ♦ December 17, 2013 Din Tai Fung, a restaurant in Shanghai’s Xintiandi district, is famous for its steamed pork dumplings. The pigs that keep those dumplings on the table are fattened with corn — much of it imported from the U.S. American farmers have prospered during a three-year boom in corn Read more…