Dear Fellow Corn Growers,
Like me, I am sure you all are watching with great interest – and more than some concern – the ongoing debate in Washington regarding the debt limit and the federal budget. All of us who went to Capitol Hill last week during Corn Congress heard the same message: The federal government carries much too much debt and the budget must be cut.
The federal government has to borrow more than 40 cents of every dollar it spends. More than half of the spending goes to defense, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and interest on the federa