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Sweet-corn ecosystem

Honeybee gathering corn pollen

Double-decker goatsThe sweet-corn ecosystem is quite complex on our farm.

Honeybees steal the pollen fated for tassels (although never so much that the air doesn't do its job of pollination).

We eat the ears. Then the leaves make great rainy-day goat fodder.

Finally, the stalks often end up as the sop-up-the-effluent layer at the bottom of a new composting-toilet bin. No part of the plant is wasted!

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