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Farmer's Market Corn Fest 2013

Locally grown fruits and vegetables were on display Wednesday at the Valley Opportunity Council's Famer's Market in Chicopee. Full story

Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota

Federal officials say the corn crop is showing good progress in South Dakota, although more rain is needed to meet yield potential. Full story

Dozens of teen workers sprayed in Ill. corn field

Almost 80 teenagers were expected to be sent home from an eastern Illinois hospital Thursday after being accidentally sprayed with fungicide from a crop-dusting plane as they worked in corn field, officials said. Full story

Soybeans, corn fall while gold edges higher

Soybean prices fell Thursday, as did corn prices. Gold and silver edged higher and energy futures ended mixed. Full story

OSHA to investigate farm chemical accident in Ill.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it will investigate an accident in which about 70 teenagers were sprayed with a fungicide as they worked in an eastern Illinois corn field. Full story

Cooking with corn: Salads, soup, and more

   Instead of just eating your summer corn straight from the cob, New York Times columnist Mark Bittman demonstrates how you can get creative in the kitchen, whipping up a raw corn salad with tomatoes and basil, a corn and coconut milk soup, and more.

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Failed corn, sorghum crops reported in Kansas

Corn crop season is thriving

South Dakota's Corn Palace renovations get city OK

Crop prices mostly higher, gold and silver rise

Conditions worsen for Nebraska dryland corn

Corn, soybeans sink on forecasts for rain

Corn and soybean futures, livestock prices fall

Report: Canned sweet corn big business in Wis.

Corn prices jump; copper, a metal outlier, slips

Iowa crops improve as hot, humid conditions arrive

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  Adam Richman visits wildest tailgates on ‘Fandemonium’

The man who has battled different flavors of the world in “Man V. Food” and crowned the best sandwich in America talks about his newest Travel Channel venture, “Fandemonium,” which shows super-fans in the U.S. and Canada celebrating their passions with over-the-top tailgating.

  9 fun family games to play this weekend

Donna Bozzo, a self-proclaimed “online junkie” who knows how to have fun, shows off a variety of games families can play together like DIY lawn Twister, glow bowling and a jumbo game of Scrabble.

  Grill up a summer meal with southern flair

New Orleans native John Besh shares a few of his favorite southern-flavored recipes for the grill, including herb-grilled snapper with buttermilk dressing and grilled corn on the cob.

  What’s the best way to cook corn on the grill?

Chefs Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay tackle viewers’ summer cooking questions, including whether you should grill corn with the husks on or off.

  One-pot meals: Country shrimp and corn

Andrew Zimmern from the Travel Channel series “Bizarre Foods” shows how you can put together a simple and tasty one-pot country shrimp and corn dish for your next dinner.

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