There really are two different Americas: the heartland, and the coasts….


These maps together show that most of the grain from the American breadbasket does not directly on the table but into the feed trough.  I imagined before I saw this data that the percentage of animal feed in the Midwest would be higher than the rest of the United States, but I would not have guessed that it was that high. 

Tagsfoodeconomicfood production, agribusiness, agriculture.