Got corn? Olathe all ears on word of record harvest

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A harvest crew works through acres of sweet corn near Olathe. According to the Tuxedo Corn Co., this year’s crop is expected to be the largest ever. The company employs 130 workers to staff three crews. Of those workers, 80 are foreigners on the visa program and 50 are locals.



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A harvest crew works through acres of sweet corn near Olathe. According to the Tuxedo Corn Co., this year’s crop is expected to be the largest ever. The company employs 130 workers to staff three crews. Of those workers, 80 are foreigners on the visa program and 50 are locals.

OLATHE—It’s about 5:30 in the morning, and a caravan of headlights drives over the broken asphalt of Colorado Highway 348 a few miles west of Olathe. The cars turn down a dusty…




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