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Compared with our leading crops pop corn is of minor importance from the standpoints of both world and domestic product ion. However, it holds an important place in many states, especially in certain localities.

The census report gives the acreage of pop corn in 1909 for the eleven leading pop corn producing states, namely, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Michigan, California, Indiana, Hew York, Minnesota, and Wisconsin as 11,343 acres; valued at #285,286. Although the average farm usually grows a small acreage as high as 1000 acres is reported as being grown by one Iowa producer.