Sweet Corn

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 »

Farmer Plows Ahead in Changing Landscape

Robert T. Lange stands out in Willistown Township, whether as a farmer whose 6-foot-6 frame almost rises above his corn crop, a plain-talking politician or, on this Friday morning, a philosophizing florist. WayneSuburban.com more »

An Especially Sweet Corn Crop This Year, Albeit Higher Priced

You'll pay more for Michigan sweet corn this summer - thanks to higher fuel costs. But you'll love what you get. freep.com more »

How to Keep Common Pests out of the Sweet Corn

The corn earworm is a widespread pest, which is also known as tomato fruitworm on tomato and cotton bollworm in cotton and tobacco. Rome News-Tribune more »

Sweet Corn Season Underway, Input Costs Increase

The signs "home grown sweet corn sold here" seem to be going up everywhere. WTAP.com more »

Fertilizer, Gas Prices Push Corn Costs Up

New Jersey's signature sweet corn is now in season. But don't be surprised if it costs about a dollar more this year for a dozen delicious ears. nj.com more »

Fuel Costs Take Toll on Farmers’ Bottom Lines

Ghiggeri Stonebarger Farms used to spend $100 to $200 to grow an acre of the Brentwood sweet corn sold throughout Bay Area supermarkets and prized by chefs at some of the Bay Area's top-rated eateries.... more »

’Buy Local’ is More Than Just a Marketing Gimmick

If you're older than 50, you probably remember when "buy local" might have been a slogan you used if you were involved in a boycott of bananas, oranges and iceberg lettuce. Not that many years... 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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