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Beagley of Sibly, ILL in 1890. This corn produces extremely high yields. Very large, heavy ears at 11-12\". Creamy white kernels. Does well on poor soils. Tight husk that resists corn ear worms.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eSilvermine Corn Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eErnest W. Young of Lawrence, Kansas was a well known breeder of Silvermine around 1900. His 1904 test produced 38-68 bushels an acre. He improved this in 1905 with 42-73 bushels an acre. Even in 1906 when Kansas experienced a severe drought and many other corns failed, Silvermine corn still produced 50 bushels per acre.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are many uses for dent corns like: \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=a2NUqlsdZCE\u0026amp;feature=related\"\u003eHominy\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/recipes.howstuffworks.com\/what-is-masa-harina.htm\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003emasa\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cspan\u003eharina\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e (what tamales or chips are made out of), \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.reluctantgourmet.com\/posole.htm\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePosole\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.texascooking.com\/features\/cornbreadmar.htm\"\u003eCorn Bread\u003c\/a\u003e, Corn Muffins, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.chitterlings.com\/hush-puppies.html\"\u003eHush Puppies\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/allrecipes.com\/\/Recipe\/corn-fritters\/Detail.aspx\"\u003eCorn Fritters\u003c\/a\u003e, \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/southernfood.about.com\/cs\/gritsrecipes\/a\/grits_recipes.htm\"\u003eGrits\u003c\/a\u003e, and Corn Soup just to name a few!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1\/2 oz - Approximately 40 Seeds‬\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 1,280 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Approximately 6,400 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e25 lb - Approximately 32,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n"}
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Zea mays Silvermine (112 days) was created by J.A. Beagley of Sibly, ILL in 1890. This corn produces extremely high yields. Very large, heavy ears at 11-12". Creamy white kernels. Does well on poor soils. Tight husk that resists corn ear worms.

Silvermine Corn Seeds

Ernest W. Young of Lawrence, Kansas was a well known breeder of Silvermine around 1900. His 1904 test produced 38-68 bushels an acre. He improved this in 1905 with 42-73 bushels an acre. Even in 1906 when Kansas experienced a severe drought and many other corns failed, Silvermine corn still produced 50 bushels per acre.

There are many uses for dent corns like: Hominy, masa harina (what tamales or chips are made out of), Posole, Corn Bread, Corn Muffins, Hush Puppies, Corn Fritters, Grits, and Corn Soup just to name a few!

  • 1/2 oz - Approximately 40 Seeds‬
  • 1 lb - Approximately 1,280 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Approximately 6,400 Seeds
  • 25 lb - Approximately 32,000 Seeds
 
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