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A corn grower, I am not, with the exception of sweet corn. The question is are feed corn hybrids all yellow corn, or are there white ones? One can find white and yellow corn meal. At the State Fair, there is an operating grist mill, and white corn was being ground today. They sell meal there to help pay for upkeep, etc., and have a hushpuppy sample for a taste of their product. I know that many open-pollenated corn varieties are white, and all feed corn I have ever seen have been yellow varieties.
 

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Gordon, my grandpas and older farmers raised little cob white prolific, an OP pencil cob corn, for feed and what they called 'roastnears'. One had to eat it before it got hard or it had no taste. They saved their own seed. Another that was grown was called limbercob, but it may be the same thing as the little cob corn. There was no sweet corn like we have now. I remember seeing it mostly in the cribs for animal feed. In my teen years, some yellow feed corn began showing up, but I don't know the variety, and if it was a hybrid or not.
 

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BigDaveinKY said:
Two white feed corn varities that I know of are Trucker's Favorite, and Boone County.
I don't know what variety of yellow feed corn Grandad grew, but the roastin ears off
the Trucker's Favorite were way sweeter than the yellow.
Truckers' favorite was one I was trying to remember when I started this topic. Thanks, Dave :!:
 
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