Crop Protection  Traveling Kentucky roads to check corn, soybean crops Jul 12, 2011 1. Early morning sun rises on green corn and golden grains. 2. Emerging soybeans are off to a good start in a reduced-tilled field. 3. Silk on the corn ear could be inspiration for the next Barbie doll hairdo. 4. Corn tassel shows beads of dew. 5. Golden tassels contrast with bright green corn plants. 6. Early morning dew springs up on lush corn leaves. 7. Soybeans take off in residue-covered soil. 8. Morning has broken on a Kentucky cornfield.