Shucking Green Corn & Corn Cribs

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Shucking Green Corn & Corn Cribs,

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FARM WORK
Describes husking corn by hand using "shucking-peg". Some could husk 200 bushels a day in contests. Most could husk 80 bushels a day. Then put in corn crib. They could start shucking corn 2 wks earlier than now using combine because cob would finish drying in crib. Describes percentage of moisture needed for corn by grain dryers today.