Corn is big business
in Iowa. Corn is used to make crayons, mayonnaise, batteries, paper,
peanut butter, licorice,
catsup, marshmallows, pet food, dyes, plastics, chewing gum, soft
drinks, toothpaste, cooking oil, margarine, and
dozens of other products. And, it is a base for production of alternative
90% of Iowa's land or 26 million acres is used for agriculture.