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field corn

feed corn grown for stock.
Origin of field corn
1855-60, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for field corn
  • Ethanol is produced from field corn, which is used for animal feed.
  • Rather, it's a dried field corn that otherwise might be sent to an ethanol plant.
  • Nitrogen placement, row spacing, and water management for furrow-irrigated field corn.
  • The cups and containers start out as plant sugar stored in field corn.
  • Managing volunteer potato control in sweet corn and field corn with cultivation and herbicides.
  • field corn planted between rows of loblolly pine provide fodder and intermediate cash flow while the trees grow to maturity.
  • Two trials were conducted on field corn to evaluate various at plant insecticide technologies for corn rootworm efficacy.
  • It is registered for use on field corn and popcorn, although no tolerances currently exist for popcorn.
British Dictionary definitions for field corn

field corn

(US) any variety of corn that is grown as a feed for livestock
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