Science: No Flies on Iowa?

Corn-rich Iowa is also rich in flies. They rise in clouds from manure heaps, byproducts of feeding hogs and cattle. This spring Iowa will mount an offensive against its flies, aiming to make the state as flyless as the moon.

The program, headed by the state's agricultural and health authorities, will take on all the trappings of a civic crusade. Local chambers of commerce, boards of health, Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs will march on the flies in close ranks. In northern Iowa a mechanized column of 40 former G.I.s is training with pressure spray outfits. They plan to hit Mason City...

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