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minutes. The local farmers helped them throughout this process. 4. What type of assistance do Ian and Curt obtain from the government? 1 acre of corn they receive a $28 subsidy from the United States government. $14 is given at harvest and $14 is given to be paid up front to avoid using government subsidies and would mean they’re relying on the free market to compete with the government surplus. However, this would result in failure. Producing food in Iowa means producing food for the US government exclusively. 5. In tracing the corn harvest, what do Ian and Curt discover where all the corn goes? A lot of the corn is placed in storage. The rest is used to maintain the Corn Palace. Whatever is left from the Corn Palace goes to feed, fuel, and food production. Corn in Iowa requires further processing. over 50%is used as feed for livestock,32% is either exported or used for ethanol, and
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rest of the corn goes into food products. 6. What industries use significant quantities of corn? Livestock, food, and energy industries all use large quantities of corn. 7. What factors contributed to the development of the corn sweetener industry? Corn was being produced at a high rate and there were excess amounts of corn. Since
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