History of cultivation
Credit: Ernest Goh It was a different side of the birds that intrigued Singaporean photographer Ernest Goh. While travelling in Malaysia, he discovered Ayam Serama chickens, and the unusual world of chicken beauty pageants. He explains: “Ayam Seramas are actually a type of ornamental chickens, so they are bred not for consumption, but purely for ornamental reasons”
Credit: Ernest Goh Photos of Malaysian Chickens bred for Beauty Pageants.
Narcissus varieties by Matthaeus Merian from Viridarium Reformatum by D. Mich. Bernh, Valentini, 1719. Hand-coloured line engraving
Robe a l’anglaise, 1780-1785. From the Museum Rotterdam.
July 30, 1931: A field of crops ravaged by grasshoppers in the Great Plains. According to an Associated Press article published a few days earlier, one South Dakota farmer, “hearing that turkeys would eat the grasshoppers, sent his flock into the fields.” In something of a David-and-Goliath tale, the turkeys came back without feathers.
July 30, 1931 A field of crops ravaged by grasshoppers in the great plains. According to an associated press article published a few days earlier, one South Dakota farmer, “hearing that turkeys would eat the grasshoppers, sent his flock into the fields.” in something of a david-and-goliath tale, the turkeys came back without feathers.
Photo by © Werner Bischof. CAMBODIA. Farmer shading himself as he looks after his grazing cows. 1952.
"John Frederick of Grant County, North Dakota, shows how high his wheat would grow if there were no drought." July 1936. Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.
Darwin’s Pigeons, in All Their Genetic Variety - Photographs - NYTimes.com
This is corn. No, it's not photoshopped. Yes, it's real. It's a corn variety called Glass Gem Corn and though it may look like jelly beans or beads, it's real, actual, edible corn.