…On the subject of “whether or not to grow more corn for Ethanol production and it’s global impact.
The debate has recently surfaced about whether or not grow more corn for the production of ethanol for fuel to replace petroleum.
I have four points to make on this.
1) It is ridiculously short-sighted to grow more of anythin we are already growing on what would be called a “mass” scale, especially when it comes to corn. Why? Well, there are 144,000 edible fruits and vegetables on the planet of which FOURTY FOUR are cultivated and distributed on any kind of “grand” scale. WHY ARE WE BEING SO BORING ABOUT THE FOOD WE CHOOSE TO CULTIVATE TO GROW!!?.
2) The two agricultural products produced in the greatest quantity on planet Earth currently, are:
It really ought to be RICE
Why is It CORN?
Because most of the corn that is grown for food is made into HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP.
This product is jammed into MOST PROCESSED FOODS.
In the quantities that it exists in our food, it is UNHEALTHY for us and we don’t want it in our food, and a large percentage of us are victimized because do not even know we do not wish to have it in our foods!! It is unhealthy and even toxic.
Eliminate this from the food production chain and divert the corn production to ethanol production.
3) We do not have to use corn for fuel production to make fuel, WHY?
BECAUSE- if you make CELLULOSIC ethanol from the HEMP plant, also known as MARIJUANA, (the kind that does not get you high, though. More like the “leafy NO HIGH” version of pot) the fuel to feed ratio is 95% as compared to anything else you could use (ie. petroleum,corn,sugar,switchgrass, whatever…) which are all at about 45-64%. in the range of less than half.
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