Read from the American Conservative: “Iowa is the heart of corn and soybean country. These two heavily subsidized crops make up the lions share of American agricultural production – and they’re pretty much inedible for the farmers who grow them, as well as for their surrounding communities. As Michael Pollan writes in The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Iowa’s corn crops ‘must be processed or fed to livestock before they can feed people’.”
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Richard C. Young is the editor of Young's World Money Forecast, and a contributing editor to both Richardcyoung.com and Youngresearch.com.