Quick Corn Facts:
In 2013, the US produced over 355 million metric tons of corn.
Corn is mainly grown in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kentucky, Ohio and Missouri.
Corn food and industrial products include “starch, sweeteners, corn oil, beverage and industrial alcohol, and fuel ethanol.”
source: http://www.usda.gov/oce/weather/pubs/Other/MWCACP/namerica.htm and http://www.usda.gov/nass/PUBS/TODAYRPT/crop1213.pdf and http://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/crops/corn.aspx#.Uq5u8PRDshs