Sustainable Development

From feed to fuel: This is how corn is used around the world

A single bushel of corn can provide 33lbs of sweetener. Image: Unsplash/ Estúdio Bloom

Govind Bhutada

Author, Visual Capitalist


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Corn: A Bushel
Corn is used in both animal feed and sustainable fuel. Image: Visual Capitalist

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U.S. corn usage in 2020.
Feed accounted for nearly 40% of all corn usage in the U.S. Image: Visual Capitalist
U.S. corn exports to China.
December 2020 saw 60M bushels sent to China. Image: Visual Capitalist
Price of corn futures.
The price of corn has fluctuated between $3.50 and $7. Image: Visual Capitalist
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