Sweet Corn

Mhonpaj’s Garden

It's a long way from the tropical highlands of Southeast Asia to the temperate prairie of central Minnesota. But while the physical climate is a lot frostier in Minnesota, the political climate has been warmer... more »

New Jersey Farmers Buffer Bottom Lines with Agritourism

Pumpkins - for painting, carving and cooking - hayrides, pony rides, petting zoos and corn mazes are just a sampling of fall family fun on New Jersey farms, which also sell corn stalks, mums and... more »

Pumpkins, Corn Mazes, Pigs and More Fuel Agri-tourism

At Harbes Family Farm in Mattituck, pigs sprint around a barnyard racetrack while children watch from hay bale stands. The Suffolk Times Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

U.S. Farmers Warm to Community Agriculture Model

As he finished packing corn, tomatoes and blueberries into shopping bags at a Massachusetts farm, software engineer Alex Lian said his new shopping habits had changed his attitude to food. Reuters Click here to read... more »

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 »

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