Sweet Corn

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 »

Wisconsin Farm Market Weathers Ups and Downs

2006 and 2007 were a tough couple of years for Wisconsin Territories Farm Market, but owner Kate Zdroik is ready to bounce back and is optimistic about the upcoming season. Her husband and co-owner, Mark... more »

Through Ups, Downs, North Texas Farms Plow Ahead

Jim Tom Roddy's corn rises near Lancaster. Wyndol Fry babies his blackberry patch north of McKinney. The Dallas Morning News Read the rest of this story at http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/041009dnmetfarmboom.3d68a2f.html more »

Growers Operate On-campus Farm Market

As spring was breaking, an unusual "marriage" was taking place in southeast Pennsylvania. Shady Brook Farm, one of the few remaining working farms in Bucks County just north of Philadelphia, had struck a deal with... more »

New Crop of Farmers in Rochester Region

Last year, Bruce Dean was a gardener, planting a small corner of his Victor property with green beans, pumpkins and a little corn. DemocratandChronicle.com more »

Leader of Two Major Vegetable Councils Tackles Industry Issues

Dave Miedema has his hands full. The new president of the Michigan Vegetable Council also is the president of the Leafy Greens Council. Dave, 58, was named president of MVC in January. He can serve... more »

Farmers Eligible for USDA Pilot Project

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new pilot project on Tuesday that will allow producers in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin to plant such vegetables as cucumbers, green peas, lima beans, pumpkins,... more »

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