Where is the Corn Belt?

  • Locate Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, Indiana, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, Kansas, and Kentucky.

  • Why do you think these states are the largest corn producers in the United States? (hint: think about climate, popluation, and geography)

  • Why is not very much corn grown in California? Maine?

  • Take a look at a harvest map to learn how much corn was harvested in the corn belt in 1995.


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