There were corn fields on both sides of a dirt road and I was at a crossing.
Let those who wish any corn bring money and buy it.
Why wouldn't we make corn better?
Inside the house, she decided on a piece of corn on the cob.
Howie and I were relegated to shucking more corn and cutting up strawberries on the covered front porch as we watched the rain continue to fall.
I reminded her of the corn, beans and watermelon-seed she had planted in the spring, and told her that the tall corn in the garden, and the beans and watermelon vines had grown from those seeds.
The scene was the edge of a corn field with a large barn in the distance.
Lowe was a rather cut-anddry economist, who prided himself that during his four years of office he took twelve millions off taxation; but later opinion has hardly accepted his removal of the shilling registration duty on corn (1869) as good statesmanship, and his failures are remembered rather than his successes.
Fields of corn and soybean lay in the valleys like patchwork quilts.
Indian corn, quinoa, mandioca, possibly the potato, cotton and various fruits, including the strawberry, were already known to the aborigines, but with the conqueror came wheat, barley, oats, flax, many kinds of vegetables, apples, peaches, apricots, pears, grapes, figs, oranges and lemons, together with alfalfa and new grasses for the plains.
Great success had attended the cultivation of cotton, and the high prices obtained for the Turkestan article (most of which is grown in Ferghana, where 742,000 acres were cultivated in 1915), coupled with the increase of railways, led to the abandonment of corn in favour of the cultivation of cotton, and, although W.
To the temple came the poor farmer to borrow seed corn or supplies for harvesters, &c. - advances which he repaid without interest.
We were presented corn production figures from Columbia or hafnium levels from New South Wales.
My wife looked concerned as she dished out homemade chili and corn bread.
"She should have arrived hours ago," I said as I poured honey on my corn bread.
The principal structures include the municipal buildings, corn exchange, library, public hall, and the market cross.
Large markets and fairs are held for corn, hops, cattle and sheep; and the town contains some highly reputed ale breweries, besides paper mills and iron foundries.
Institutions possessing a special character are the monti frumentarii, public grain deposits, founded for the purpose of supplying peasant proprietors with seed corn, debts being paid in kind with interest after harvest.
After this the island began to furnish con siderable supplies of corn; it was treated as a conquered country, not containing a single free city, and the inhabitants were obliged to pay a tithe in corn and a further money contribution.
It was classed with Sicily and Africa as one of the main sources of the corn-supply of Rome.
Sheerness has some trade in corn and seed,, and there is steamboat connexion with Port Victoria, on the opposite side of the Medway; with Southend, on the opposite side of the Thames; and with Chatham and London, and the town is in some favour as a seaside resort.
Considerable quantities of timber are floated down the Memel, and large amounts of corn shipped down it and its navigable tributary the Viliya.
It is in a rich farming region, of which Indian corn and oats are important products, and has a large trade.
In the highlands, where some fertile upland tracts produce corn, dates and other fruits, the climate is genial, but elsewhere it is extremely sultry, and on the low-lying coast lands malarious.
In 104 he superseded Saturninus (q.v.) in the management of the corn supply at Ostia.
- 829,000, , 21.5 Finistre Gard About two-thirds of the French departments, corn- Gers prising a large proportion of those situated in Gironde mountainous districts and in the basin of the Garonne, Haute-Ga where the birth-rate is especially feeble, show a Haute-Lo Haute-Mi decrease in population.
The landlord found land, labour, oxen for ploughing and working the wateringmachines, carting, threshing or other implements, seed corn, rations for the workmen and fodder for the cattle.
Distraint on a debtor's corn was forbidden by the Code; not only must the creditor give it back, but his illegal action forfeited his claim altogether.
The, importation has, however, enormously increased since 1882from 164,600 to 1,126,368 tons; while the extent of land devoted to corn cultivation has slightly decreased.
Since 1895, however, the heavy import corn duty has caused a slight rise in the income from corn lands.
In the colonia parziaria the peasant executes all the agricultural work, in return for which he is housed rent-free, and receives onesixth of the corn, one-third of the maize and has a small money wage.
In some places he pays an annual tribute in grapes, corn and other produce.
Wherever corn is cultivated, leasehold predominates.
At harvest-time the produce is placed in the barns of the lessor, who first deducts 25% as premium, then 16% for battiteria (the difference between corn before and after winnowing), then deducts a proportion for rent and subsidies, so that the portion retained by the actual tiller of the soil is extremely meagre.
In bad years the tiller, moreover, gives up seed corn before beginning harvest.
The terms of agrarian contracts and leases (except in districts where mezzadria prevails in its essential form), are in many regions disadvantageous to the laborers, who suffer from the obligation to provide guarantees for payment of rent, for repayment of seed corn and for the division of products.
You won't be able to identify the other people; you will simply see that 1600 other people seem to have this same corn dog issue.
So let's say the large corn farms all have a great year and a bountiful crop comes forth.
We stick a bunch of seeds in the ground and then treat a thousand acres of corn pretty much as a single unit.
What if the farmer could give every stalk of corn individual attention and water and fertilize each one exactly when it was needed?
The system will see that just the right amounts of black-eyed peas, potatoes, and corn are grown.
We don't fault, at the first order, Native Americans or Norman Borlaug for cross-breeding better corn or wheat.
In late 2009, the entire genome of corn was decoded.
Having the entire genome means we can begin making super corn, better, stronger, and faster growing.
In any case, it seems better to me than irradiating corn, planting it, and hoping to hit a jackpot.
American ethanol policies do not "kill" the poor, but they do drive up corn prices.
The possibilities of GMO go far beyond prettier corn or cheaper strawberries.
Remember my earlier statement that a farmer treats a thousand acres of corn as a single entity because it is not cost effective to deal with each corn stalk separately?
The yellow corn and turnips were too late to come to anything.
Every New Englander might easily raise all his own breadstuffs in this land of rye and Indian corn, and not depend on distant and fluctuating markets for them.
Might not the basket, stable-broom, mat-making, corn-parching, linen-spinning, and pottery business have thrived here, making the wilderness to blossom like the rose, and a numerous posterity have inherited the land of their fathers?
As he went along he looked with pleasure at the year's splendid crop of corn, scrutinized the strips of ryefield which here and there were already being reaped, made his calculations as to the sowing and the harvest, and asked himself whether he had not forgotten any of the prince's orders.
While the horses were being harnessed Alpatych and Ferapontov over their tea talked of the price of corn, the crops, and the good weather for harvesting.
The unreaped corn was scorched and shed its grain.
Corn seasoned with red bell peppers and black beans made a colorful vegetable.
When the steaks were grilled and the corn and green beans boiled, the table was leaden with food, enough for a small army.
We asked about buildings; there were none, only corn in the four fields separated by the cross roads.
The supply of chevon and chicken in the freezer was getting low, but they still had plenty of home canned corn and green beans.
Dean calculated he was 12 to 14 miles from his car, with nothing but corn and cows around him.
The corn-growers and the revenue collectors were ruined by exorbitant imposts or by the iniquitous cancelling of contracts; temples and private houses were robbed of their works of art; and the rights of Roman citizens were disregarded.
The crop of Indian corn in 1909 was 27,632,000 bushels, and the acreage 880,000.
The yield of corn varies from six to ten times the amount sown.
The corn horsetail E.
Other buildings include the grammar school, founded in 1532 and rebuilt in 1893, a town hall and corn exchange, erected in 1866 in Italian style, with an assembly room.
1899 the wheat exports exceeded 50,000,000 bushels, and the Indian corn 40,000,000 bushels.
The area under wheat in 1901 was 8,351,843 acres; Indian corn, 3,102,140 acres; linseed, 1,512,340 acres; alfalfa, 3,088,929 acres.
The principal wheat and Indian corn producing districts lie in the provinces of Santa Fe, Buenos Aires, Cordoba and Entre Rios, and the average yield of wheat throughout the country is about 12 bushels to the acre.
The policy of protection was further accentuated by raising the impost on corn from 5 to 7 francs per hectolitre (23/4 bushels).
An administrative tribunal called the cour des corn ptes subjects the accounts of the states financial agents (trsorierspayeurs, receveurs of registration fees, of customs, of indirect taxes, &c.) and of the communesi to a close investigation, and a vote of definitive settlement is finally passed by parliament.
Corn from middle Russia for Astrakhan is transferred from the railway to boats at Tsaritsyn; timber and wooden wares from the upper Volga are unloaded here and sent by rail to Kalach; and fish, salt and fruits sent from Astrakhan by boat up the Volga are here unloaded and despatched by rail to the interior of Russia.
Nantwich has tanneries, a manufacture of boots and shoes, and clothing factories; and corn-milling and iron-founding are carried on.
The one corn-mill of Nantwich was converted into a cotton factory in 1789, but was closed in 1874.
The whole district of Casas Grandes is further studded with artificial mounds, from which are excavated from time to time large numbers of stone axes, metates or corn-grinders, and earthern vessels of various kinds.
The summer had been very dry and the corn crop had failed.
All corn used to be "corn on the cob" until canned corn came along.
You could say, "When I eat corn dogs, I get a headache" and start studying that.
The very well documented corn dole of ancient Rome is one of many cases.
Me ordering a second helping of corn on the cob while dining at the Black Eyed Pea also increases demand for corn, but for doing so, I shouldn't stand trial for murder.
The sheds where the corn was stored, the stable where the horses were kept, and the yard where the cows were milked morning and evening were unfailing sources of interest to Martha and me.
I doubt if Flying Childers ever carried a peck of corn to mill.
She had heard vaguely that there was such a thing as "landlord's corn" which was sometimes given to the peasants.
Give them that corn if there is enough of it.
Why were the holy relics, the arms, ammunition, gunpowder, and stores of corn not removed?
He was as careful of the sowing and reaping of the peasants' hay and corn as of his own, and few landowners had their crops sown and harvested so early and so well, or got so good a return, as did Nicholas.
She did not understand why he spoke with such admiration and delight of the farming of the thrifty and well- to-do peasant Matthew Ermishin, who with his family had carted corn all night; or of the fact that his (Nicholas') sheaves were already stacked before anyone else had his harvest in.
Only a sense it was summer because the corn was high.
In 1898, however, the total rose to 104,680,000, but the increase was principally due to the extra importation of corn in that year.
The grass was as green as though it was springtime, and the golden ears of corn gathered together in heaps in the great fields looked very pretty.
The seed corn was given me.
I grew in those seasons like corn in the night, and they were far better than any work of the hands would have been.
Corn, my boy, for fodder; corn for fodder.
But this was not corn, and so it was safe from such enemies as he.