Sweet story

Ricardo J. Salvador salvador at iastate.edu
Tue Sep 1 17:30:21 EST 1998


Ed Coe wrote:

>Heard on PBS this morning, interview with Bill Tracy, Agronomy, Univ. of
>Wisconsin, who explained about supersweet and sugary enhancer, breeding
>for quality, etc.  The real thing.  Well done, Bill!

and prompted a search of the NPR site. No luck finding the Tracy interview,
but it did turn up the following items of interested scheduled for this
coming weekend:

WEEKEND ALL THINGS CONSIDERED

           September 7, 1997


           Host: Daniel Zwerdling
           Newscaster: Frank Stasio

           8. Corn Tips - Betty Fussell, author of "Crazy for Corn" gives
Daniel several tips on how to prepare sweet corn. "Crazy for Corn"
published by HarperPerennial, NY. (4:00)

           9. Corn Story - Storyteller Jim Heynan has this story about the
importance of corn to the landscape -  and to the hearts and minds of those
who are raised there. (1:30)

Ricardo J. Salvador         E-mail: mailto:salvador at iastate.edu
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