Seed Corn Fields

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Detasseling - Seed Corn Fields
... Seed corn fields are planted in a repetitive pattern known as a "panel", "block" or "set" depending on the area of the country ... In all cases the pattern is continued throughout the corn field. 584) All or portions of seed corn fields may be surrounded by extra rows of male plants if it is likely that wind may carry foreign pollen into the seed corn field ...

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    Something told the wild geese
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    Though the fields lay golden
    Something whispered—”Snow.”
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    The first month of his absence
    I was numb and sick
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    Life did not turn or kick.
    The seed, the seed of love was sick.
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    We legislate against forestalling and monopoly; we would have a common granary for the poor; but the selfishness which hoards the corn for high prices, is the preventative of famine; and the law of self-preservation is surer policy than any legislation can be.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)