corn en New Wash. corn plant made to influence global crop <p>A new agricultural plant near Othello in Eastern Washington is breeding highly specialized corn for the huge world-wide seed company Monsanto. The laboratories and growing facilities are slated to help the company more quickly distil the genetics of corn to get top characteristics to market.</p><p> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 20:41:54 +0000 Anna King 2278 at Strategies for buttering up the kernel <p>Two&nbsp; corn cobs walk into a bar.&nbsp; They notice a third, shady-looking cob trailing them. First cob turns to his friend and whispers ... Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Dick Stein 2177 at Strategies for buttering up the kernel