How Do Farmers Genetically Engineer Corn?

Answer Genetic engineering is done in agriculture in one of two ways: through either selective breeding ( the combining of two types of seeds to breed a stronger, more resilient and insect-resistant crop)... Read More »

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Is most corn nowadays genetically modified?

No, any that is, you will know about it before you buy it. The labels on gm foods are clear to make sure there is no confusion. Also, it would be illegal for them not to state whether a food is gm ... Read More »

How many corn farmers are in the US?

According to the 2007 Census of Agriculture, there are 347,760 corn farmers in the United States. This makes up 16 percent of all farms in the United States and 259,065,885 acres.References:U.S. De... Read More »

How many corn farmers are in Wisconsin?

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that Wisconsin farmers planted 3,800 acres of corn, as of November 2009. In 2009, farmers harvested 423,400 corn crops in Wisconsin. The U... Read More »

When do farmers harvest corn?

Corn in the U.S. is harvested from October to November. The United States produces more corn than any other country in the world. It is grown domestically on more than 400,000 farms. Most of it is ... Read More »