New Hybrid Corn Produces More Gas By STAN JEFFERSON, Disassociated Press Writer 2 hrs 31 mins ago BAKERSFIELD, CA. ¬-- A farmer in Bakersfield California has come up with a new hybrid by crossing corn with pinto beans. Julius Marx calls his new plant Beorn. “It provides a significant increase in crop yield for corn,” Marx said. Industry leaders are excited about the new hybrid. Alternative fuel researcher Larry Feingold sees a real future for Beorn. “This new corn has a great potential for producing more gas,” Feingold said.