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Pioneer Farming

How did early settlers plant and harvest their crops?

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Scientists believe it takes about 400 years to produce one inch of new soil.

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Immigrants from Germany were the largest group to settle on the Iowa prairies.

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The United States paid France 15 million dollars for the Louisiana Purchase.

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What did Iowa look like over 150 years ago?
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How has corn fed the world?
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What are the most important issues facing farmers today?
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