Tag: Corn

Farmers’ Frustration With Trump Grows as U.S. Escalates China Fight

WASHINGTON — Peppered with complaints from farmers fed up with President Trump’s trade war, Sonny Perdue found his patience wearing thin. Mr. Perdue, the agriculture secretary and the guest of honor at the annual Farmfest gathering in southern Minnesota this month, tried to break the ice with a joke. “What do you call two farmers […]

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We Tried David Chang’s Blasphemous Microwave Corn Recipe And The Verdict Is In

Get Two days ago, celebrity chef David Chang, of Momofuku fame, shared a summer corn recipe on his Instagram and thousands of his followers lost their collective sh*t. Chang’s recipe was insanely simple — husk some corn and toss it in the microwave for 2:30 seconds. Season with butter, salt, and MSG. That’s literally it. […]

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You Can Talk to Plants. Maybe You Should Listen.

What does a plant sound like? This is the sound of corn growing. The sound of corn growing From the exhibit “Sonic Succulents: Plant Sounds and Vibrations” at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. It’s also part of an art installation on display at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York through October. This veggie-lullaby plays from large, […]

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Floods and Trump’s Trade War Create an Uncertain Year for Farmers

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Corn prices are rising as surging floodwaters and soaking rains — combined with President Trump’s trade war with China — are making it an exceptionally difficult year for farmers facing risky choices about what crops to plant, or whether to […]

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