Sweet Corn

Too Close Corn Isn’t as Sweet

When we planted our sweet corn this year, we weren't aware that our neighbor was putting in 10 acres of field corn on the other side of the fence. LivingstonDaily.com more »

Supersweet or not, Fresh Corn a Treat

Ahhh ... the good old days, a time when grass was greener, snow was deeper and apples tasted better. The Republican more »

Luna Circle Farm Keeps its Owner Busy

On the road toward a master's degree in accounting, Tricia Bross took a detour and arrived at a somewhat different destination. Now a grower and marketer of organic vegetables and herbs from her small Wisconsin... more »

Farmers Markets Coping with Higher Costs of Doing Business

It's 9:30 a.m., and Judy Sedor is stuck in traffic on Route 95, en route to the farmers market in Darien. She left East Granby at 7 with a truckload of gleaming tomatoes, silky-skinned eggplant... more »

Small-scale Farmers Grapple with Big Consumerism

At the wholesale produce market in this Mennonite community, farming families arrive by horse and buggy, and pallets are stacked high with freshly harvested Shenandoah Valley onions, corn, green peppers and squash. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review more »

Farm Tourism is the new Cash Crop

When Bob Ricci was 9, he sold a baker's dozen of sweet corn ears for $1 on a roadside near his family's Snohomish farm. HeraldNet more »

Warm Weather Helps Corn Harvest in Minnesota

Five percent of Minnesota's sweet corn harvest is in after a warm week of weather in Minnesota. Forbes.com more »

Consumers Looking Closer to Home for Fresh Produce

The cucumbers, squash, sweet corn and eggplants are ripe and ready at places like Calabrese Farms in Feeding Hills. The Republican 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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