What happens to the corn? (39:50- 41:35)•A lot of the corn grown is for cattle consumption.•Original cattle are supposed to eat grass and graze the fields. •Well that has changed.Acidosis/Cattle (44:50-49:00)•Meat in America is not what it used to be because cattle are not that same as they use to be. •The diet that they have has changed their body. Meat in America (49:25-51:29)
•The other component that is produced from this farm grown corn is corn syrup.•So of course they knew nothing about corn syrup but they explored this factor has well. •There was so much surplus corn because the demand for corn from the government was so big that the corn sweetener industry developed. Corn Syrup (55:00-59:57)•Ian and Curt also looked into the quality of corn and how it has changed. (1:00:52-1:02:27)•The farmers used to farm for their own need, but now its done because of pure economic value. •They want money from the government. What the farmers think (1:10:10-1:13:10)•Cheap surplus corn is going into our bodies. •1970s Iowa Agriculture Earl Butz (1:15:41-1:19:07)
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- Maize, Ian Cheney, Earl Butz, Curt Ellis