Corn Maize fied. Champs de maïs dans Le Perche.
Maize is a grain, known in many English-speaking countries as corn. Beginning about 2500 BC, the crop spread through much of the Americas.The region developed a trade network based on surplus and varieties of maize crops. Maize is the most widely grown grain crop in the Americas, with 332 million metric tons grown annually in the United States alone.