The Stone Seed Corn Company

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The Stone Seed Corn Company,

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Stone started his seed corn business in 1928, collecting a few bushels of seed corn in his fields, testing it, and selling to neighbors. In 1932 he started having an acre of hybrid corn, which was developed by the University of Illinois, which released them to farmers to grow.