The word corn is a noun. Corn means (1) something sentimental or trite, (2) ears of corn grown for human food, (3) whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn, (4) annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains, (5) tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times, (6) the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal, (7) a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes.
Corn is also a verb that means (1) preserve with salt, (2) feed (cattle) with corn.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word corn.
Corn cribs were first used by Native Americans, and they usually had slats in the walls to allow air to circulate. Slats or vent holes are used to this day to help the corn dry quickly.
Cribs are enclosures which are often constructed using a slatted framework. Various types of cribs are used as baby beds, as mangers for feeding animals, as stalls for stabling animals, and for drying corn.
Browse this agricultural consultant guide and directory to learn about agricultural consultants in the United States of America. The photograph on this page depicts a farmer growing corn in a cornfield.
This agricultural consultant page comprises information about agricultural consulting careers in the United States of America plus a photo of an agronomist inspecting a corn plant.
The following articles provide recent corn-related news.
Chicago wheat, corn and soybean futures fell on Tuesday, giving back some gains from recent rallies as the U.S. Department of Agriculture gave an assessment of crop conditions that analysts viewed as favorable.
Reuters. Tuesday, 09 Jun 2020 12:41:47 -0400.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska farmers have planted most of the expected corn crop and are making good progress on soybean planting, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 18 May 2020 18:41:34 -0400.