Champion Corn Husker at 90

Meet an Ohio grandmother who is a better corn husker than women almost half her age. Old-time farm chore keep her young.

champion corn husker - Mapha Schaadt holding trophy
Mapha Schaadt after taking first place in her division at the 2003 Ohio husking competition, where she picked 129 pounds in 20 minutes. Her winning corn husker technique includes using a husking peg, rather than the hook favored by many competitors.
Photo: Farm Collector Magazine Staff