Clair Keene, a researcher at The Pennsylvania State University, and her colleagues wanted to find the perfect time to crimp-kill a cover crop: grown long enough to make biomass adequate to suppress weeds, but not far enough along to make seeds.
Heirloom Variety Trial Report 2011: Flour and Meal Corn Demonstration
In 2011, the Kerr Center horticulture program planted four different heirloom varieties of corn suitable for making meal and flour. This report presents the results of that demonstration.
Author: George Kuepper, Luke Freeman