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Premiere Date: July 9, 2002



Beginning in the 1930s, Milton Beeghly and his company, Beeghly's Best Hybrids, brought the gospel of hybrid corn into the homes of Midwestern farmers where it encountered suspicion and fear, in much the same way that genetically modified crops have been received by some in recent times. Take our quirky corn quiz and find out if you are as crazy for corn as Milton Beeghly.

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