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How farmers make corn mazes

Planting begins in the spring, but inspiration comes around July, the peak of summer, as farmers gaze at acres of haphazardly planted corn stalks, waiting to be sculpted into an interactive work of art that has also become a key ingredient in solid financial success. Over the past two decades, …

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Northwest Winefest to see artists from the Midwest |

MOUND CITY, Mo. – The 12th Annual Great Northwest Winefest in Missouri will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. this Saturday, September 18 at North Griffith Park in Mound City. The event will include wine tastings, vendors, food and live music. Admission is $ 25 and includes unlimited …

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State’s Mainly Good Corn Harvest Nears Harvest End | Business

The Mississippi corn crop has faced challenges ranging from a mid-season flood to an early September hurricane, but yields and quality appear positive on the near-full harvest. On September 13, the US Department of Agriculture estimated that the crop had been harvested at 75%. Its most recent assessment indicated that …

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Unpopular advice: sweet corn tastes great

Getty Images Columnist Ally Formeller thinks sweet corn is the perfect seasonal treat for fall. As Halloween approaches, grocery stores are starting to fill their displays with seasonal candy, including candy corn. Most customers ignore these displays and go for something softer. But sweet corn is the perfect seasonal treat. …

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The 2021 crop yield potential remains highly variable

Most crop experts agree that corn and soybean yields in 2021 are likely to be very variable and very difficult to predict, especially in drought-affected areas of Minnesota, western Iowa, Dakota. from North and South Dakota. Recent precipitation, along with a few severe generalized storms, could certainly change the crop …

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The drought of 2021 and the yield potential of maize?

Agronomist Jay Zielske with Pioneer in the Mankato area was my guest on today’s AM Minnesota program. We spent the entire program discussing the yield potential of corn given all the “curvy balls” that Mother Nature threw at us this year. By the way, Jay will be my guest on …

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Cover Crop Day to be held near Gilmore City

GILMORE CITY, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms, the Iowa Nutrient Research Center and Iowa Corn will host a day on nutrient management, cover crops and wetlands near Gilmore City on Wednesday, September 8. The event, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be held at the Iowa State University Drainage …

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