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.
A new study linking land use patterns and pest outbreaks in Bt maize suggests that slowing the resurgence of western corn rootworm may require a larger-scale strategy than previously thought.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021 16:01:42 EST.
Speculation had swirled in recent days that the president might make incendiary news by pardoning humans, but Corn and Cob got the honors at the annual White House ceremony.
Mark Leibovich. New York Times. Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 03:26:25 +0000.