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Tag: Corn

12
Sep

Models of Mold: Replicas of Corncob Ear Rots

Six cases containing replicas of corncobs with different diseases.

Why would you want to show off diseased plants? They’re the stuff of stress and nightmares…

06
Jun

Meet an Ag Educator! Andrew Friskop, North Dakota State University

Brown graphic. Text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Andrew Friskop, Plant Pathologist at North Dakota State University."

Last month, we talked with an ag educator who works with both consumers and producers. But…

31
Jan

Meet an Ag Educator! Heidie Haugo, North Dakota Corn

Lime green graphic. Text reads, "Meet an ag educator! Heidie Haugo, Communications Director at North Dakota Corn."

Commodity checkoffs stretch from sea to shining sea, supporting farmers or ranchers through promotion, market development,…

25
Oct

Fueling a Conversation: An Ethanol Facts Display

Nine flip-up panels on the ethanol display with trivia questions

Consumers should know where their food comes from, for sure. What about their fuel, though? Some…

16
Aug

The Maize Maze: A Corn Maze Game

Two men playing the farm maze game in front of an exhibit tent

Despite what you might think, “maize maze” isn’t a typo. It’s just the cleverest way we…

08
Apr

Meet an Ag Educator! Rhodora Collins, DeKalb County Farm Bureau

Brown graphic; text reads, "Meet an Ag Educator! Rhodora Collins, Ag Literacy Coordiator at DeKalb County Farm Bureau"

What comes to mind when you hear the words “farm bureau”? If consumers have ever heard…

29
Mar

Play with Your Food: A Hands-on Corn Kernel for Classroom Activities

Person attaching the second piece of pull-apart corn kernel model

Did your parents ever have to tell you, “Don’t play with your food!” when you were…

18
Jan

Watch Out for Wilt: A Lifelike Model of Goss’ Wilt Disease

Lifelike replica of corn plant showing effects of Goss’ wilt disease

We really like plants at Exhibit Farm. Corn plants, soybean plants, sugarbeet plants. And we especially…

26
Oct

Corn for the Class: Lifelike Artificial Corncobs

Six lifelike corncob models arranged in a ring, representing popcorn, field corn, and sweet corn

It doesn’t get much better than fresh corn on the cob in summer. Sweet, juicy kernels…

31
Aug

Our Sweet Sixteen (Plants): The Planting Errors Display

Closeup of artificial corncobs on corn planting error models

Precision agriculture’s been around for several decades, but it really took off in the 21st century….