National Geographic : 1948 Jun
00 Staff Photographer J. Baylor Roberts From Textbooks to Tassels! Schoolgirls Take to the Cornfields and Help Pollinize Hybrid Seed Corn near Yankton, South Dakota "It's hot, but it's healthy." Cornfield vacations bring these schoolgirls tan and spending money in return for pulling tassels from rows ofone kind ofcorn and causing its ears to be pollinated by tassels of another type in two adjacent rows. This hybrid-seed cornfield belongs toGurney Seed &Nursery Company.