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Unformatted text preview: corn-growing country, with more than 40 percent of the world's production. Most of its crop is grown in the Midwestern region known as the Corn Belt, comprising Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. The other leading corn-growing nations are China, Brazil, and Mexico. Approximately 61 percent of the corn sold by farmers in the United States are used as livestock feed. About half of that amount is fed directly to hogs, cattle, and poultry, and the rest is used in mixed feeds. Another 22 percent of U.S. corn is exported; the remaining 17 percent is sold as food and taken by commercial users for the production of alcohol and distilled spirits, syrups, sugar, cornstarch, and dry-process foods....
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course ACCT 101 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.
- Spring '11