Iowa Eclipses Canada in Grain Production, Challenges China in Soybean Production - By Earth Policy Institute

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Iowa Eclipses Canada in Grain Production, Challenges China in Soybean Production - By Earth Policy Institute

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The U.S. state of Iowa is an agricultural superpower, simultaneously eclipsing Canada in grain production and challenging China in soybean production. No, these are not mathematical errors. 

Last year Iowa’s farmers harvested 55 million tons of grain while Canada’s farmers harvested only 45 million tons. Over the last five years, Iowa has averaged 57 million tons a year to Canada’s 49 million tons.

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