Chances your bacon came from Iowa: 1 in 3
March 17, 2009
Iowa has 30% of the nation's hogs
, so if there's any pork on your plate, there's about a one in three chance it came from Iowa. The Iowa Pork Producers have just adopted a statement of support for a reduced tax credit for ethanol production, with the debate including some discussion about the positive and negative economic effects that ethanol
production has on pork production. Biofuels and food agriculture alike have a major effect on water quality in the Upper Midwest.
last revised March 2009