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Until wheat was introduced to the Americas the primary grain was (and still is really) corn. Corn, botanically known as Zea mays is native to Mexico and there are hundreds of species in a wide range of colours each with slightly different nutritional values. 1,226 more words

Native Plants

Mechanized maize shelling transforms lives in rural Tanzania

Kassim Lebora with his maize shelling machine (photo credit: Audifas Gasper/IITA).

Kassim Lebora started off as an ordinary member of a farmers’ group in Dahinda village, Kanga Ward in Tanzania’s Mvomero District. 774 more words


Three corn fritters, coleslaw and salad

Maize, buckwheat and millet fritters with fresh herbs, garlic and onions, homemade vegan coleslaw and salad.

Mais- , Buchweizen- , und Hirse-Puffer mit frischen Kräutern, Knoblauch und Zwiebeln, selbstgemachter Rotkohlsalat und grüner Salat.

Get a Cob

“There’s more than corn in Indiana.” That’s at least the saying almost any Hoosier has said defending their state should be famous for more than agriculture, but most of us readily admit that corn is king in our state. 434 more words


2019 Corn Crop Has Been Planted!

May 28, 2019

After a very wet spring and many delays due to soggy conditions, our corn crop has been planted! The horses and I finished plowing the second “land” yesterday. 346 more words

Small Farming

The Rotating Blades

Being in Molen de Adriaan, you will definitely get acquainted with the old-century techniques of converting wind energy into rotational energy which is used for grinding and producing flour. 646 more words

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Windmill Messages

Nowadays our society tries to make every single production automated. It includes also the production of flour from grain and maize which was once a very hard manual activity performed in… 717 more words

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