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Falling For Corn

More than one third of the world’s maize (corn) crop is grown in the United States, and the largest share comes from a swath of land across the Midwest.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE and GIBS/Worldview and Cropland data from USDA NASS. Story by Michael Carlowicz.

Published November 4, 2021
Data acquired October 18, 2021

Sources:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Sentinel-2
Terra > MODIS
Collections:
Applied Sciences
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