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Blue corn and Terry Davis

Terry Davis points out the bonnets (angled leaves on the corn ear) are a sign of Indian corn, with video:

Terry and the Indian corn bonnets

This is blue corn because Gretchen spent a lot of time last year selecting the blue kernels. Terry indicates which ears to save for seed corn (chest high, two ears per stalk, robust stalks, good condition), with video:

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Cane grinding

Terry Davis cut the cane because of frost. He ground the cane, then Mr. Tucker lit the fire under the bowl; Gretchen took pictures. Here's a video playlist:

Cane grinding with Terry Davis and Mr. Tucker in Berrien County, Georgia, 16 November 2012.
Videos by Gretchen Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms.

And here's a slideshow of still pictures:



Seen while picking corn, about two inches long, and would not stay still:

Would not stay still On tire

Pictures by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 12 October 2012.

Did you know scorpions are not insects? They're arachnids: eight legs, like spiders.


Shelling corn

Gretchen Quarterman shelling corn.

Face Shelling

Terry Davis is preparing by shelling one end so it starts in the device easier. Video:

Red cobs and blowing chaff:

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Corn in trailer with rising moon

Finished picking a trailer full of corn; now cover it.

Close Picker chute and moon

Cloud colors, picker, trailer, and moon:

Cloud colors, picker, trailer, and moon

Pictures by Gretchen Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 28 September 2012.


Terry Davis and the Red Corn

Terry Davis selected the red kernels last year, planted them this spring, and now he’s picking them.

Movie: Corn picking (4.5M) Movie: Coming up the corn row (74M) Movie: Second corn (8.1M) Movie: Finishing the second row (30M)

Here’s a video playlist.

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