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    Iowa agriculture in the global economy, explained in 7 charts

    Pigs find a ray of late morning light in one of the hog barns managed by Ryan Kress in Winthrop on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
    Pigs find a ray of late morning light in one of the hog barns managed by Ryan Kress in Winthrop on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)

    The impacts of agriculture in Iowa reach around the world. $1,176 million in corn alone was exported in 2016. 

    Explore 7 charts below that help put Iowa's agriculture economy into the global context - from top exports, to where Iowa products go, to how production has changed over time. 

    And make sure to join us for the agriculture track at Iowa Ideas 2017, where we'll look at opportunities, challenges and solutions in Iowa agriculture. Precision agriculture, the next generation of farmers and the global impact of Iowa agriculture are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the September conference.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

     

     
     

     

     

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