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What is the visual difference from sweet corn and field corn?

A great video that covers the differences and has great descriptive pictures can be found in the related links. Otherwise the description below is fairly accurate... Sweet corn may have up to two ears growing from one stalk, while field corn may have one, two, or even three ears per stalk. Fie (MORE)

How do you dry field corn?

To dry field corn, most farmers use a dryer system in the corn siloafter the corn is put into the silo. If the corn cannot be driedthis way, a standing corn crib that is at least 3 feet off theground can be used to let the corn air dry. The legs of the corncrib should be lashed with stove pipe to pr (MORE)

What is the difference between field corn and maize?

Maize is another name for corn. It is a cereal grain. Maize is known as corn in countries such as the United States, the English-speaking provinces of Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Corn is known for being a high-yielding variety of cereal grains. See attached link for reference.

Do people eat field corn?

Yes, you can eat field corn. Cut it off the cob, leaving some part of the kernel on the cob. Turn your knife over and scrape the rest of the juice out. It will go everywhere. Put it in a pan with butter, salt, and milk. Cook until it thickens.

What is the difference between sweet and field corn?

Sweet corn is just as its name implies, it is sweet. Field corn is not sweet. Also, sweet corn is usually for human consumption at an immature stage of growth as the soft kernels that are shaved off the cob, or to be sold as corn on the cob. Field corn is normally allowed to fully mature and dry (MORE)

What time of the year do you pick field corn?

depends where u live, and if ure using ureslef for feed or selling it. There a certan moister content it should have when picked, to dry u lose money to wet u get docked for moister. Usally they pick it in the fall after its dried out well. but depends where u live and how the weather been could be (MORE)

What percent of your diet should be proteins?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the average 150-pound male requires 22.5 grams of protein daily based on a 2,000 calorie a day diet, which means about 4.5 percent of calories should come from protein. WHO recommends that pregnant women get 6 percent of calories from protein.

My child is allergic to corn do we avoid just the corn protein or all corn and corn syrup products?

(from: allergies.about.com/od/foodallergies/a/cornallergy.htm) How to Follow a Corn-Free Diet All labels should be read closely for products containing corn or corn products. The following is a list of foods that may contain corn (not an exhaustive list): . Corn syrup . Corn oil . Corn meal . (MORE)

Is there protein in corn?

The protein content of corn varies from 2.86 to 3.7% The proteins are not complete, they are deficient in the amino-acids lysine and tryptophan. (From the Handbook of Vegetable Science and Technology, ed. DK Salunkhe and SS Kadam. CRC press 1998.)

Why are wheat fields called corn fields?

This puzzled me for ages...... then I found this: Dear J.: There's nothing I'd enjoy more than humiliating the two overrated institutions you mention, but I'm afraid you're the only target in range at the moment. "Corn" comes from the Latin word for grain ( granum ), and through the ages it's b (MORE)

What is the use of field corn?

There are two categories that corn grown in the US is generally placed into. "Sweet" corn and "field" corn. The sweet variety is what you are used to eating. The field variety is used to feed animals, make alcohol, and in some commercially processed foods like breakfast cereals. When distilling a (MORE)

Why detassel field corn?

You detassel field corn to prevent cross-pollination, often from an adjacent field where seed corn is being grown.

When can you eat field corn?

Field corn can be eaten at different times. If you prefer it sweeter, like typical sweet corn then it can be picked, cooked and eaten while the kernels are yellow, plump, and the silk on the end is light brown/slightly dry. Typically, field corn is not picked until the ear is hardened, and the kerne (MORE)

When is field corn good for human consumpion?

When it is ripe. Ask a corn farmer or look it up at the library and it will probably be an easy answer to find. Obviously it is ripe when it is full grown and has the color its is supposed to have.

Does corn oil contain proteins?

i believe it does. u wouldnt think so, but we did lab tests, and corn oil tested positive for lipids, starches, AND proteins. Hope i helped!

What percent of corn is sugar?

Typically, "sweet" corn is roughly 9-14% glucose and other sugars. The highest concentrations of sugars in corn is in the "supersweet" hybrid that tops out around 44% concentrations of sugars. Field corn usually has less than 1% sugar.

Can you pop field corn?

No, it doesn't have a hard enough pericarp, or seed coat, to allow it to pop like popcorn does.

Is a field of corn a renewable resource?

This really depends on how the corn is grown. In the old days, corn was fertilized with natural fertilizers, the fields were plowed with power from horses, weeding was done by hand, and the harvest was done by hand. That is renewable. The plow for most fields of corn today is powered by petrochemica (MORE)

What is the average height of field corn?

The mature height of field corn can vary widely depending upon soil type, water availability, nutrient availability, and weed and disease pressure on the crop, but in the US, field corn raised for grain will normally grow to heights of six to nine feet. Corn varieties raised for silage, or fodder, w (MORE)

What percent of land is planted with Bt corn vs regular corn?

""As in the past, the 2009 percentage growth in biotech crop area continued to be significantly stronger in the developing countries (13 percent or 7 million hectares) than industrial countries (3 percent or 2 million hectares)," reported the ISAAA in its "Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM (MORE)

How fast does field corn germinate?

Botanically speaking, germination has occurred once any new tissue has formed. A field corn seed will show new tissue growth within 24 to 48 hours after moisture and air are applied to the seed. However, emergence does not normally occur for six to ten days after planting.

What is the best field corn?

That's largely a matter of opinion, but most farmers will agree that hybrids will outperform open-pollinated varieties virtually every time. There are a number of different hybrids available in the US aimed at different growing areas and conditions from which each farmer selects. Most farmers base t (MORE)

Is field corn and deer corn the same?

yes, deer corn is just dried out regular yellow corn. most deer corn comes from ears of corn that will not sell, like if it is deformed or possibly picked prematurely.

Does corn or soybean have more protein in livestock feed?

Soybean is a protein-rich supplemental feedstuff, not corn. If youwant to add more protein to an animal's diet (without having to useanimal by-products, particuarly if you have ruminant animals tofeed, not hogs or poultry) include a form of soybean or soybeanby-product.

Do some ticks live in corn fields?

Yes. I took my dogs out for a walk down a trail which led all the way around a corn field, a few days later o noticed a tick on one of my dogs and after checking them both, found a total of around 13 on both of them. all they need to do is brush against the long grass surrounding and they will attac (MORE)

What is percent recovery in protein purification?

When you use methods such as Solvent precipitation, you precipitate a protein molecule but this protein molecule normally does not have the same structure as that of protein in a solution (for example disulfide bonds do not connect the same amino acids) and it is not easy to change this to that of o (MORE)

What percent of cow feed is corn?

It depends on the class and breed of animals you are referring to,and the availability of corn to a producer. Some producers willhave no corn in the feed for cattle, others will have 85% corn inthe ration for their animals (particularly if they're feedlotcattle). Dairy cows, which are lactating, wil (MORE)

Is a corn field living or non living?

A corn field is not itself a living thing, it is a place where living things, i.e. corn plants, are located. No matter how many things live in the soil, soil is not alive.

Do corn stalks have protein?

Stalks do have protein, but very little compared to the amount of protein that is found in the corn kernels. The amount of protein in a corn stalk is considered irrelevent in comparison to what is found in the kernels.

Why do people plant field corn early?

Good question. I think it is mainly to attempt to get a higher yield or an earlier harvest, in spite of the fact that numerous studies have shown that this is, in fact, quite rare. In the US, farmers are also somewhat susceptible to a certain degree of peer pressure. As soon as one farmer in a neigh (MORE)

What percent of US corn is genetically modified?

It all depends on what you mean by genetically modified. We have modified corn and other grain crops for tens of thousands of years. So all of US corn is genetically modified. If you mean GMOs in which pesticide resistant genes of been added to the DNA of the corn, up to 80% are GMO's.