Sweet Corn

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 »

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 »

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