You'll See Corn Differently

It’s about to be one of the busiest times of year in farm communities in Illinois and the Midwest, it’s harvest season. Farmers and farm workers will spend the next several weeks transforming all that corn growing in fields into cash. WDCB's Brian O'Keefe visited with author Cynthia Clampitt. Her book ‘Midwest Maize…How Corn Shaped The U.S. Heartland’ takes an in depth look at the far reaching effects of a single crop onthis region and the lives of the earliest settlers