National Geographic : 1940 Mar
Photograph byJohn Patric FARM BUILDINGS ARE "THATCHED" WITH DRYING CORN NEAR TURIN Broad eaves help protect the grain from rain. Introduced from the New World soon after its discovery, corn is one of Italy's most valuable crops today. Onthislarge farm, buildings are grouped around a courtyard. Turin lies at the upper end of the fertile valley ofthePo.