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You Will Need
- A field of corn before harvest
- Strong hands
- Work gloves (optional)
Understand the process
Understand the process of detasseling before you start. Detasseling is done to help facilitate cross pollination.
Grasp the tassel
Grasp the stem of the tassel just above where the last leaf at the top connects to the stalk.
Bend, snap, and pull
Bend the stem of the tassel slightly until you feel a snap. Then pull up swiftly to separate the tassel from the stalk.
Toss the tassel and repeat
Toss the tassel on the ground and repeat the process for the length of the row, and then start on the next row.