Cornhusking Contests Keep History Alive

National Cornhuskers Assn. hosts cornhusking contests throughout the Midwest each fall

Bud Thompson and a fan, admiring Bud’s hand-painted ears of corn. Bud plans to tackle 150 ears this year. “I’ve got a pretty steady hand yet,” he says.
Bud Thompson and a fan, admiring Bud’s hand-painted ears of corn. Bud plans to tackle 150 ears this year. “I’ve got a pretty steady hand yet,” he says.
Photo by Terri McManus