Corn is a tall, North American grass plant that is grown for its corn kernels and is the crop most planted in the United States. The beginning of corn as we know it today started around 10,000 years ago, making this a very old crop. Even though it is originally from North America, it is now grown on every continent except Antarctica.
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Quiz About Corn
Historians generally agree that corn was first domesticated in which country?
Another name for corn is?
When was corn invented?
Answer: Around the time of Christ in 1492
At the time of Columbus, corn was a major part of the diet of the Native Americans. True or false?
When the Europeans reached the New World they had never seen corn before. True or false?
Interesting Facts About Corn
- Corn is called maize by most countries, this comes from the Spanish word ‘maize’.
- Corn is a cereal crop that is part of the grass family.
- An ear or cob of corn is actually part of the flower and an individual kernel is a seed.
- On average an ear of corn has 800 kernels in 16 rows.
- Corn will always have an even number of rows on each cob.
- “I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them.”– Barbara McClintock
- “I have no hostility to nature, but a child’s love for it. I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.”–Ralph Waldo Emerson
- “Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the cornfield.”–Dwight D. Eisenhower
- “In my family, we can’t just sit and be together. We have to be shelling peas or husking corn or something. A larger task. Some way of being with people”.–Chuck Palahniuk
- “It’s not normal for a white guy to get cornrows; a lot of people judged me. I like the way it looks, so you have to be confident”.–Post Malone
Funny Corn Jokes
What do you tell maize after it graduates from high school?
Why were all the corn stalks afraid of Jimmy?
Because Jimmy cracks corn and he doesn’t care.
What is corn oil used for?
To stop corn from squeaking.
What kind of amphibian lives in a cornfield?
A corned toad.
What did the corn say when he received a compliment?
Corn Coloring Pages on Amazon
- Corn Kids Coloring Book: This vegetable corn color book is perfect for children of all ages. It helps them to escape the distractions and troubles of everyday life by focusing on mindfulness and creativity within coloring.
- Corn Coloring Books For Kids With Fun Coloring Patterns And Shape Backgrounds: If you or your kids like vegetables or fruit and coloring, then you will absolutely love this fantastic and amazing corn color book that is loaded with big characters and pattern designs on every page.