The corn belt

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Date
1961
Summary
Shows the importance of corn as an economic commodity. Illustrates the nature of the corn belt of the United States by utilizing sixty-one widely scattered locations.  Emphasizes the role of corn as a food crop for early pioneers and as a factor in the "Westward Movement."  Develops the interrelationships between corn farming, railroads, villages, and cities. Explains how farm mechanization, the development of hybrid seeds, and fertilizers have increased production with the resulting rise in the farmers' standard of living.
Publisher
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Historical
Subjects
Corn -- United States; Corn as food -- United States; Corn as feed -- United States; Agriculture
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Films (0:17:00); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 30000136706904; Other: GR00427902; MDPI Barcode: 40000003380351; MDPI Barcode: 40000003380302; MDPI Barcode: 40000003380294; MDPI Barcode: 40000003380344

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