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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Sept. 11, 2001: A deadly day at the farmers’ market

Sept. 11, 2001, was no ordinary day at the farmers' market for Ron Samascott.

The farmer from Kinderhook, N.Y., had long been doing the Wor... more »

Syngenta announces EPA registration of Lexar EZ and Lumax EZ herbicides

Syngenta in North America announced EPA has granted registration approval for Lexar EZ and Lumax EZ herbicides. Powered by Callisto Plant Technology, ... more »

Vegetables coming to market despite drought

Vegetable growers seem to be holding their own, despite what many are describing as the worst drought since the days of the Dust Bowl.While some areas... more »

Family, persistence, Twinkies help Ohio farm survive

When Dave Weilnau was growing up, just about every farmer in his part of north-central Ohio sold their vegetables wholesale to local buyers. That's no... more »

Bayer Cropscience acquires Abbott & Cobb watermelon and melon seeds

Bayer CropScience announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the watermelon and melon seed business of Abbott & Cobb Inc., a priv... more »

New president wants to strengthen grower, buyer connections

Drawing on his own experience, the new president of the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association plans to use his new position to help the state's v... more »

McDonald’s kicks off ‘From Michigan For Michigan’ initiative

By Kathy Gibbons
Editorial DirectorAl Dietrich didn't get a lot of sleep last night.The Conklin, Mich., grower had to be up and at his family... more »

Early warm weather worries growers

States across the Midwest and East Coast were experiencing warmer-than-normal temperatures earlier this year. In March alone, average temperatures wer... more »

MSU closing Muck Soils Research Farm

Like other land-grant institutions, Michigan State University (MSU) is experiencing a budget crunch. For that reason, officials are taking a hard look... more »

Pest management options for sweet corn growers

Management of lepidopteran insect pests of sweet corn in New York state is changing.Tools not practical or in existence a few years ago are now widely... more »


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