Corn: It's Everything
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
DID YOU KNOW?
- Iowa has approximately 87,500 farms. More than 97 percent of those farms are owned by farm families.
- Iowa ranks number one in producing corn, soybeans, hogs, eggs, ethanol and Dry Distillers Grain Solubles (DDGS) which serve as a premium source of protein for livestock. It also ranks fourth in beef cattle.
- In 2015, Iowa farmers produced more than 2.51 billion bushels of corn for grain according to the U.S. Department of Agricultural Statistics Service.