Rob Heiniger en Record Corn Crop Predicted for NC <p>State agriculture officials are predicting a record corn crop this year. That's good news for corn growers who will command higher prices thanks to a drought in the midwest. <a href="" target="_blank">Ron Heiniger</a> is a corn specialist at North Carolina State University. He says the crop in Washington county has benefited from plenty of rain.<br><br><strong>Ron Heiniger:</strong> Well its big, I'm six foot one and it would take two of me and a little bit more, probably about 14 foot tall is a lot of this corn.<br> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 11:28:00 +0000 Eric Hodge 1881 at Record Corn Crop Predicted for NC