Sweet Corn

Oregon’s Cook Family Farms featured in video series

Oregon’s Cook Family Farms and NORPAC Foods recently were featured in a video series produced by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI). AFFI recently announced the release of its new video series, “Meet Your Frozen... 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 Family, on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The farm operations, located near Farmington, Maine,... 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, last longer and grow better across the nation. Mark Settles,... 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 asked if the deficiency also appears in (field) corn. I could... 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, Florida. Transforming its well-established corn program, Duda is introducing a 100... 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 Sass as sales manager for the company, which... 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 dry beans (the kind you put in... 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 leaves and are initially small, elliptical and gray-green in color. As the disease... more »


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