Despite late-season heat, record corn production anticipated
EPIPHANY -- Cory Eich grabbed a corn cob off the stalk during a warm September afternoon and pulled out his pocket knife, slicing deep into a kernel.
"This heat really has moved things along," said Eich, 54, showing with his knife how the late-August and early-September heat affected the kernel's color and hardness. "Until three weeks ago, we were living the dream."
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