Sweet Corn

Vegetable Seeds Have to Stand Out From the Crowd

If there's an industry trend seed companies can agree on, it's that vegetable growers are looking for something different, something that makes their products stand out from the crowd. Reed's Seeds, based in Cortland, N.Y.,... more »

Ask Your PCA: What Vegetable Pests Are You Expecting this Fall?

Our big fall pests in the Santa Maria area are the worms--beet armyworm, corn earworm, and cabbage looper. California FBF more »

Farmer Seeks Perfection in Corn Crop

Darren Wright is a stickler for quality. Really.Walking amid wispy tassels and jaunty green leaves in one of his cornfields, he is a man on a mission. HeraldNet more »

Family, Friends Flock to Corn Harvest

It's 10:30 on a Saturday morning, and the Carter Tyndall family is hard at work. Grand Rapids Press more »

Storm Damages Sweet Corn Crop

The Weeks Farm was a victim of Mother Nature Thursday night as high winds from passing thunderstorms tore through the middle of the farm's sweet corn crop, causing an estimated $2,000 worth of damage. The... more »

Farm Moves Toward Employee Ownership

The community of Sequim is nestled in Washington's Dungeness Valley, between the Olympic Mountains and Pacific Ocean, near the mouth of the Dungeness River. The area's geography and weather patterns have created a unique microclimate... more »

A New Twist on Fresh Corn

The first corn of the season appeared at the local farmers' market last week. West Central Tribune more »

Crops Are Wilting in Bone-Dry Fields

Dean Edgecomb's 62nd birthday afforded him no time for cake and ice cream. He was too busy hooking up an irrigation system to save acres of parched, wilting corn in a field just north of... more »

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