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The silks hanging out of an ear of corn are critically important for harvest down the road
It’s a pain to remove all the silk when you’re husking sweet corn. However, you wouldn’t be eating any if the silks weren’t there. And if you’re picking off a lot of the...
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You just can't beat the taste of sweet corn! Learn how to freeze your corn, and use it in these recipes all year long!
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Find out what plant combinations mutually benefit each other for a successful garden.
Find out which plants mutually benefit each other for a successful garden.
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These clever, unique mailboxes will inspire you to start designing your own!
These clever, unique mailboxes will inspire you to start designing your own!
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Wade Daniels is educating others about moonshine and Clydesdales
Real Kentucky moonshine is born from old family recipes. Wade Daniels of Waynesburg, Kentucky, and his wife Julie bought a 40-acre farm several years ago. He was ready for retirement and looking for...
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A conversation with former newspaper writer and editor turned blogger Kim Fritzemeier about sharing life on her Kansas farm through her blog, “Kim’s County Line.”
Tell me about your farm. We’re primarily wheat farmers. We also have a cow-calf operation. We’ve got feeder cattle and we also raise some corn, but we’re not big corn farmers by...
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Cornhusk dolls represent a tie to our American past, but don't put a face on them
Long ago, children in both Native American and Colonial American families used cornhusks to make dolls. The activity has stood the test of time, and today our kids can make and play with the same toy...
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Corn on the cob never had it so good! This velvety avocado butter melts in your mouth and tastes fantastic with any sweet corn. Try it with white, yellow, or both on one ear, such as the favorite...
Number of Servings: 6 Prep: 25 min Cook: 5 min Grill: 10 min 1/2 to 1 small ancho chili pepper 2 tablespoons lime juice 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 1/2 small avocado,...
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Using a specific machine for cornstalks makes the process easier
After the fall's corn harvest, the leftover stalks, leaves, husks, and cobs can be baled together and used as a good source of roughage for cattle. When supplemented with nutrients, cornstalks...
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Serve this easy salad alongside grilled steaks or burgers, or double the recipe and take to a summertime potluck picnic!
Prep.: 20 minutes | Stand: 30 minutes | Makes: 4 servings 4 ears of corn, husks and silks removed 3 tablespoons snipped fresh herbs, such as chives, sage, oregano, cilantro, parsley...

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