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Hammer: Standing rows of corn in fields help prevent snow, ice from blowing onto roads

Hammer: Standing rows of corn in fields help prevent snow, ice from blowing onto roads

Travel along rural roads in our area this winter, and you just might see an unusual sight. Those standing corn rows, still there weeks after the fall harvest? Those are no mistake: They’re helping keep the road in front of you clearer and safer. The McHenry-Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District has partnered withContinue Reading Hammer: Standing rows of corn in fields help prevent snow, ice from blowing onto roads