Sweet Corn

Crop mix keeps customers coming back for more

When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches and nectarines and more than 100 varieties of pump... more

Sweet corn, peaches pair well for Ohio grower

There aren't many young fruit and vegetable growers out there, and it worries Gordon Hahn. Hahn, 55, grows fruit, vegetable and grain crops in Huron, Ohio. His ... more

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Maintain quality during postharvest handling

Successful marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables depends on maintaining the quality through harvest and beyond.Marita Cantwell, postharvest special... more »

Early corn crop has colorful harvest seeing red

Colorful Harvest has begun bringing in the first loads of its unique Ruby Jewel sweet red corn for 2015. This year's harvest has kicked off about 7 d... more »

Michigan Onion Committee set

Gov. Rick Snyder has made appointments and reappointments to the Michigan Onion Committee.Appointed was Mike Meyer, of Hudsonville, and reappointed we... more »

Profile of seedcorn maggot in vegetables

Seedcorn maggots overwinter as a brown, wheat-seed size pupa 3-6 inches below the soil surface. Overwintered flies emerge in the spring during April a... more »

No-Till Sweet Corn Production Pays Off — VGNtv

Andrew Frankenfield, Penn State University Extension educator and owner of Frankenfield Farm Market in southeast Pennsylvania's Montgomery County, ... watch »

Canada registers Evito fungicide

Arysta LifeScience North America recently announced registration for EVITO Fungicide in Canada. This registration provides Canadian growers an advance... more »

Agreement limits use of methomyl

EPA and the manufacturers of the insecticide methomyl have agreed to cancel some uses and limit use on certain crops to reduce risks to drinking water... more »

Bay Area vegetable research, marketing update scheduled

Michigan State University Extension (MSU) is encouraging growers from the Bay and Thumb areas to attend a free meeting at the Portsmouth Township Hall... more »

Should vegetable growers worry about SWD, BMSB?

The dangers posed to fruit crops by invasive pests spotted wing drosophila (SWD) and brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) are pretty well known by now, b... more »

Association seeks to unite Colorado’s fruit, vegetable growers

A small but expanding group in Colorado is carefully nurturing a new association that brings together fruit and vegetable growers from all the key gro... more »


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