“Tilling a no-till field releases stored carbon by oxygenating the soil which stimulates microbial activity. It also increases evaporation of crop moisture and burns up resources that can reduce the soil’s ability to produce future crops. You don’t need to till everything black to go corn-on-corn.” Can you plant cornRead More →

Though superficially resembling the venomous copperhead and often killed as a result of this mistaken identity, corn snakes lack functional venom and are harmless. Corn snakes are beneficial to humans by helping to control populations of wild rodent pests that damage crops and spread disease. Is it safe to handleRead More →

Taking its name from the corn granaries, which attracted mice and then these mouse predators, the corn snake makes an excellent pet snake. It is generally docile, relatively easy to care for, and does not get very large; it’s a great choice especially for beginner snake owners. Are snow cornRead More →

Purchasing The Corn Snake Itself The average price that you can expect to pay for a corn snake is around $50. For a normal morph corn snake, that price drops to just about $25 to $30. The more interesting morphs cause a slight price increase to around $40 or $50,Read More →

Corn takes up very little nitrogen after pollination. Thus, it is critical to apply your sidedress nitrogen application before the V8 development stage. Most research indicates that if the nitrogen application is made around the V6 stage, yield loss due to nitrogen stress is rare. How often should you sideRead More →

Corn is considered Kitniyos (legumes), which according to the custom of the Sefardim poses no concern. And while Ashkenazic custom dictates that such starch may also not be eaten on Pesach, it may nevertheless be owned and used on Pesach even by Ashkenazim. What grains are kosher for Passover? TheseRead More →

Cornstalks can be used to fill a forage gap or for bedding needs on a cow/calf operation. For cattle producers, crop residues can be a viable and inexpensive grazing option, according to University of Illinois Extension beef cattle specialist Travis Meteer. Is raw corn bad for horses? Draft horses oftenRead More →

They use chlorophyll (the pigment that makes plant leaves green) to turn sunlight into energy they can use. It’s a process called photosynthesis. But Cancer-Root doesn’t have chlorophyll. It can’t make its own food. Is Squawroot a fungus? Conopholis americana, the American cancer-root, squawroot (considered an offensive and outdated term),Read More →

: a social gathering especially of farm families to husk corn. What do you call husking corn? noun. Also called shucking. the act of removing husks, especially those of corn. What does husking mean? husking – the removal of covering. baring, denudation, stripping, uncovering. remotion, removal – the act ofRead More →

Deer. Deer will begin feeding on or tramping down corn starting at emergence. … Raccoons. Raccoons damage corn by climbing the stalks and breaking them to reach the ears, pulling back the husks and partially eating the cob. … Wild turkeys. … Groundhogs (woodchucks) How do you feed corn cobsRead More →