As the global demand for corn continues to rise, analysts are waiting to see the effect the U.S. drought will have on the international grain industry. Corn is increasingly being used to convert into ethanol in the U.S. and in high demand in China where it it used to feed into the meat industry, and it has yet to be seen how this year’s significant loss in harvest will impact grain use across the globe.
AmeriCares expanded its Hurricane Irene response with the launch of a $500,000 U.S. Disaster Recovery Initiative to aid survivors of Irene and other recent emergencies.
Ambassador Tony Hall writes an op-ed for RELEVANT about the current U.S. budget crisis, particularly how Christians ought to think of a budget as a moral document.
The Almanac reports that there are 6.7 billion people on this earth. 6.7 billion. I…