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

Perdue visits Maine vegetable grower

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a Republican from Maine, tour Sandy River Farms with the farm owners, the York Fa... more »

UF scientists hope to breed better-tasting sweet corn

University of Florida scientists plan to use a $7.3 million, four-year grant to find the genetic traits that will make sweet corn taste even better, l... more »

Dealing with sulfur deficiency in sweet corn

For the last couple of years, I have talked about and conducted research on sulfur (S) deficiencies in watermelon. At several meetings I was ask... more »

Duda Farm Fresh Foods debuts convenience sweet corn product

Duda Farm Fresh Foods debuted a newly designed Super Sweet Corn product line at the annual Southeastern Produce Council – Southern Exposure in Tampa... more »

Talley Farms names Derek Sass new sales manager

Talley Farms, a fourth-generation family farming operation located in California's Arroyo Grande Valley, has named produce industry veteran Derek ... more »

Western bean cutworm continues to plague sweet corn

Got a sweet tooth for sweet corn? You’re in good company. So should you hear rumors on the wind about wormy sweet corn – or field corn or dr... more »

Northern corn leaf blight seen in late season planted sweet corn

Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) is a disease caused by the fungal pathogen Exserohilum turcicum. The foliar lesions first develop on the lower leave... more »

Striving for worm-free sweet corn

As some extra-early plantings of sweet corn are beginning to reach the silking stage, growers should have a plan for managing caterpillar pests. Phero... more »

Pest detections cue sweet corn growers to do early-season scouting

Some pests are sporadic in nature and only become problems when conditions are right. This year’s wet spring and big storms have provided perfect co... more »

Black cutworms snip sweet corn seedlings early in season

Low numbers of black cutworm moths are being caught in parts of Michigan, with moths detected in Montcalm and Lenawee counties. Purdue University Exte... more »


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