Our beloved cornfields surrounding Hazard, Nebraska.
Above cornfield photo was taken approx. two miles south of Hazard in August 2000.
Hi-res image of an irrigated cornfield. Picture taken a mile south of Hazard in August 2002.
more than 8 million acres of cornfields, Nebraska is known as "The Cornhusker State." Our local area is no exception as corn
consistently ranks first in county crop production. Corn is cool because it
touches all our lives, from corn chip snacks to octane-boosting ethanol to
chicken feed. From Holsteins to humans, corn is a common favorite. Here is
one of ours:
Corn Casserole Surprise
Use large bowl to mix together butter, sour cream, and egg. Stir in cans of corn and corn muffin mix. Spoon mixture into buttered 2-quart casserole dish. Bake in preheated 375° oven for 45 minutes. Add cheese & stir well. Cook for an additional 15 minutes, or until dish is slightly puffed.