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Crop bounty spurs construction boom at elevators

Associated Press: A construction boom is underway at grain elevators across the Great Plains, where new varieties of corn are allowing farmers to grow more crops off the same acres and demand from ethanol plants is keeping more crops in state. In more recent years, a number of forces have coalesced to ignite a building boom of new storage facilities -- particularly in states such as Kansas and Nebraska that are awash with more grain crops than places to put them. But demand for more storage space is up across much...