Joseph Piergrossi

Rows of corn sprout on one of the tracts of Fermilab farmland. Photo: Joseph Piergrossi If you were to describe Fermilab as a farm, you’d probably first think of quarks or neutrinos as the harvest. But for roughly 30 percent of the Fermilab property, the harvest really is corn and soybeans. From the laboratory’s earliest days, the Roads & Grounds Group has selected a local farmer to grow crops on 2,100 acres. While in the past some of the land…