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Fresh corn making ear-ly appearance

Warm weather credited with fast growth

Salesperson Aimee Lauterbach of Schoharie places ears of sweet corn into a shopping bag for a customer at Shaul Farms' roadside stand in Fultonham on Tuesday.
Salesperson Aimee Lauterbach of Schoharie places ears of sweet corn into a shopping bag for a customer at Shaul Farms' roadside stand in Fultonham on Tuesday.
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So much for “knee high by the Fourth of July” — this Independence Day, some farmers are measuring their corn crop in ears. Typically, the sweet, crunchy cookout favorite is imported from points south in early July, but this summer, local corn is already available at farm stands. “It’s been years since we’ve had corn on the Fourth,” said Becky Shaul of Shaul Farms in Fultonham in Schoharie County, who credits the early crop to ...

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