Sweet Corn

Wine Sales at Farmers’ Market OK’d

Pick up some homegrown tomatoes, some fresh sweet corn and a nice bottle of wine. Soon you'll be able to do it all in one place, and it won't be one of those fancy mega-marts.... more »

Wanted: Rain

Carl Hensler was in his fields Monday on a large irrigation machine called "Big Gun," which was spewing hundreds of gallons of Ohio River water over precious sweet corn, peppers and soybeans at Valley View... more »

Delaware Corn Harvest Begins; Prices Still High

Delaware's corn crop is traditionally ready for harvest by the Fourth of July. Last month, however, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension agriculture agent Gordon Johnson had his doubts as to whether sweet corn would be... more »

USDA Predicts Dip in Sweet Corn Production in Wisconsin

Agriculture officials expect the nation's farmers to produce slightly more sweet corn this year, but less of the crop could come from Wisconsin. Chicago Tribune Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

OSU Extension to Offer Sweet Corn Management Schools in June

Ohio farmers interested in launching sweet corn production or looking for advanced production techniques have the opportunity to attend one of two Sweet Corn Management Schools in June. Ohio State University Extension Click here to... more »

Potato Farmer Tackles Industry Issues

As the new president of the National Potato Council (NPC), Ed Schneider of Schneider Farms, Pasco, Wash., has had to deal with a lot of unexpected issues. There's the Mexican tariff situation. In March, Mexico... more »

Farming Remains Low-margin Business

Down on Rob Ruhlig's 1,000-acre farm in Carleton, north of Monroe, the sweet corn, cabbage and other early crops were in the ground by mid-April. Freep.com Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

DECLARE Insecticide registered

Cheminova Inc. has received federal registration for DECLARE Insecticide, a pyrethroid that is effective against a broad range of insects in crops like cotton, corn, alfalfa, vegetables, stone fruits, tree nuts, small grains, rice and... more »

Current Issue

May/June 2023 VGN cover

Ohio grower finds direct sales financially, personally satisfying

Pest, disease damage expected, harvest impacts uncertain

Survey shows … inflation, competition factor in farm market pricing

Taking control: CA storage for asparagus extends season

Steam, chemicals offer weed and pathogen control options

Ionized gas used for food safety

Precision Ag: It’s all about meeting the needs of each plant

Seven takeaways from benchmark survey of markets

Ag Labor Review: Grower concerns help shape NCAE’s mission


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