Sweet Corn

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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