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Don't throw corn cobs away, see how you can make money from them

Corn cob is the hard part that remains after the maize seeds are removed. Most people normally throw this part away after taking out the seeds not knowing that they are also useful and valuable just like the seeds. You can always use these corn cobs to make extra money other than throwing them away.

Almost everyone in the world consume maize or products derived from maize. The fact that maize is consumed in larger quantities will make corn cobs to be more as well.

People can therefore utilize these corn cobs to make money in the following ways

1: You can grind and sell corn cobs as animal feeds

Corn cobs contains cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin and even a small percent of protein. These components are useful for livestock such as goats, cattle, chickens, and sheep.

2: You can sell corn cobs to be used as fuel for cooking

Dry corn cobs are good for cooking and they create long lasting fires. These materials can be utilized in cooking things that require longer time of heating.

3: You can sell corn cobs as a raw material for making agricultural products

Corn cobs can be used as a raw material for the production of important compounds in agriculture such as lactic acid, citric acid, sugars, and ethanol

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