This week we are taking a deeper dive into those critters that eat soybean meal, corn, and …bugs for that matter. Animal agriculture is important. It is important for our plate and for our farm balance sheet. Feed (and residual) accounts for 40% of U.S. corn demand, while soybean crush (for meal to feed the critters/export for other countries to feed the critters) represents 50% of U.S. bean demand.
Sit down, kick back and let’s learn a thing or two about our favorite, tasty animals!