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Rocky Schwagler, right, NRCS district conservationist in Forsyth, Mont., talks with farmer Jason Brewer about the condition of his soil June 2017 photo from Rosebud County, Montana.

Anet Aguilar traces her passion for corn back to her grandmother.

In the Mexican state of Baja California where Aguilar lived with her grandmother, flour tortillas were popular. Her grandmother Feliza Ramirez was from Mexico City, though, where she grew up milling corn in her neighborhood’s shared mill and forming it into tortillas daily. When Ramirez moved north, she brought the family’s corn tortilla tradition with her.

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