Did you hear that? That was the sound of corn growing

There’s an old farmer’s tale that says, “On a quiet night you can hear the corn grow.” While this may seem silly, scientists were recently able to prove it true through the use of contact microphones that directly record the sounds of corn growing.

By listening to these sounds, the scientists believe corn grows in […]

Heavy fall snowfall causing concern in northern U.S. corn harvest

Farmers in the Midwest are already dealing with the first snowfall of the season which is causing concern in some states including South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and upper Michigan where the corn crop still remains to be fully harvested.

According to a recent report from the Associated Press (AP), 11 inches of snow has already […]