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APHG Unit 5 Agriculture – King Corn Documentary Viewing Guide and Reflection 1. KING CORN presents two philosophies behind farm subsidies. In the 1930s, subsidies helped control the amount of corn produced each year, ensuring that overproduction would not drive down prices. Starting in the 1970s, subsidies encouraged farmers to produce as much as possible. 2.According to the film, what are the pros and cons of each approach? 3.Which approach makes the most sense to you and why? 4. Americans now spend a smaller percentage of their income on food than ever before–– less than 10% of their disposable income.
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