US corn acreage remains concentrated in the Midwest, but its use as input for food and fuel has widened its appeal among states. Our interactive maps take stock of maize democratization since the start of the millennium.
The EU’s farmland sector has grown more concentrated in recent years. But only parts of the continent seem to have followed this trend, with emerging Eastern European powers challenging their Western peers, our interactive map shows.
Irrigation experienced a boom Down Under until the 1990s, then started to plateau. As one of the country’s largest irrigated farms goes up for sale, we look at the sector’s financial performance over the past decade.
While farmer subsidies have decreased across OECD countries, South American governments have gone from taxing their agricultural sector to providing net levels of support. But the picture varies widely across the region.