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Because high-yielding hybrid seeds don't breed true, corn growers in the U.
You can collect seed from anything although don't expect seed from F1 and F2 hybrids to breed true.
There are plenty of bad sires who breed true for colour, and plenty of good ones who do not.
Open-pollinated seeds will continue to breed true for generations, until a genetic mutation or cross-pollination (by insects, wind, or plant breeder's touch) by another variety occurs.