Where do we get the corn?

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by CritterSitter, Nov 20, 2005.

  1. CritterSitter

    CritterSitter New Member

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    Hi everyone!
    Our family recently decided to switch to heating our house with a corn stove instead of propane, due to the rise in oil prices. We live in a small town in Southeastern New Hampshire, and were wondering if anyone knew where to get whole, dry corn for the stove. If it's possible to get a ton from this place, that would be better. We're willing to go about 80 miles away for it (Fryeburg, ME, etc.). Any help would definitely be appreciated!
    Thanks!
     
  2. Beeman

    Beeman Well-Known Member

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    The rise in oil prices will also effect the price of your corn as oil is needed in growing, harvesting and transporting. Propane is also used in the drying many times. How much corn is grown for burning use in NH? This could be a major factor also.
     

  3. dlangland

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    CritterSitter, I would call your local farmer's elevator and check with local farmers in your area. Deb
     
  4. fin29

    fin29 Well-Known Member

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    You could call New England Feeds in Auburn, ME, about 40 minutes north of Portland. They're a custom/bulk feed producer.

    800.482.7452
     
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