An analyst says Iowa will likely have to import corn to meet the demand of ethanol producers and livestock operations.
Iowa is the nation's top corn-producing state.
However, an independent economic policy analyst Ross Korves says a delay in spring planting due to flooding and last year's reduced yields due to drought mean the state won't have enough corn to meet demand.
The reduced yield comes as ethanol plants are resuming full production and poultry and pork operations see a small expansion in their operations.
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