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2:00 pm How Corn Changed Itself and Then Changed Everything Else @ Bishop Hill Dairy Building
How Corn Changed Itself and Then Changed Everything Else @ Bishop Hill Dairy Building
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
How Corn Changed Itself and Then Changed Everything Else @ Bishop Hill Dairy Building
One hour free presentation by Cynthia Clampitt about the impact corn has on society. Hosted by the BHHA and sponsored by the IHC. About 10,000 years ago, a weedy grass growing in Mexico possessed of a strange trait known as a “jumping gene” transformed itself into a larger and more useful grass—the cereal grass that we would come to know[...]