Farmers have several choices in selecting corn harvesting methods. The most common method, of course, is to pick and husk with a mechanical picker and put the ears in a crib for natural drying.
Herum, Floyd L. and Barnes, Kenneth K.
"What's the Best Way to Harvest Corn?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 9
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol9/iss1/2