My career started with a bang in the sense that the fundamental values of US crops underwent a paradigm shift before I completed my first year as a merchandising management trainee in Kansas.
Corn saved the Pilgrims and has since grown into a huge industry.
Producing more food for more people is an awesome challenge. Providing the framework to manage resources and motivate producers has been a great success story for 200 years. It can be continued.
American farmers got soybeans from China originally, but now soybeans raised in the USA are being sent to China in spectacular volumes
Acres are being shifted to other crops