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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Editorial: Beware the Canada goose

With droughts and freezes, the last thing a grower needs is damage from wildlife. Deer are usually a major problem, but a winged critter is making lif... more »

Ohio family grows with the market

Three farms. Four thousand acres. Thirty-five commodities grown. Another 30 or so bought from other growers. Those numbers give a sense of the size an... more »

Savvy farmers save pumpkin crop, Halloween

It took some creative thinking and extra labor, but area farmers rescued their 2012 pumpkin harvests from the ravages of severe drought. Yes, there wi... more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »


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