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Corn

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 fuels.

90% of Iowa's land or 26 million acres is used for agriculture.


Education

They play college football in Iowa.The Big 10 Iowa Hawkeyes are shown to the right.

Iowa has one of the most highly educated populations of any state. About 1 in 4 graduates from college. Iowa produces many more teachers than it needs and these teachers contribute to education all over the United States and the world.

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