Corn Hunt, 2022

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They ARE popcorn.

The only things in question are 1. Is the corn I found this year at the farmer's market stand the same kind as what is in the picture (to which the answer is most likely yes) and 2. Does the fact that some of the ears I found have some kernels that were dimpled or dented indicate that what I got was crossed with something else, or is such dimpling normal for this variety. As far as I know, in a corn kernel, having a dent more or less messes up being able to pop well (the softer starch is going to be a weak spot inside, so, once heated, the kernel will quickly burst at that point, and not build up the internal pressure to "pop" normally. It'd be like blowing up a balloon with a thin spot; you KNOW where it is going to explode from.
 
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