"The corn is as high as an elephant's eye
And it looks like it's climbing clear up to the sky."
Our corn may not be "elephant eye" level, as the song from the musical Oklahoma! goes, but some of the first-planted fields are as high as my favorite farmer's eyes.
|Notice the silo in both photos.|
|June 6, 2013|
|July 2, 2013|
Some of the corn is tasseling. A corn tassel is the male flower of the corn plant. The tassel is a group of stemmy flowers that grow at the top of the corn stalk. Each corn plant will grow this tassel on top when it is time for the ears of corn to begin growing.
a new venture on The County Line. This is the first year since we've been married that our crop rotation doesn't include milo. We'll hope that song from Oklahoma! plays out in the end, "I've got a beautiful feeling. Everything's going my way." Just like everything else on the farm, time will tell.