Sweet Corn

Oregon pumpkin crop value up 50 percent

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has published vegetable production statistics for the 2018 growing year in the Pacific Northwest. Although production numbers for many crops were down at least slightly from 2017, there... more »

Oregon’s Cook Family Farms featured in video series

Oregon’s Cook Family Farms and NORPAC Foods recently were featured in a video series produced by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI). AFFI recently announced the release of its new video series, “Meet Your Frozen... more »

Perdue visits Maine vegetable grower

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a Republican from Maine, tour Sandy River Farms with the farm owners, the York Family, on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The farm operations, located near Farmington, Maine,... more »

UF scientists hope to breed better-tasting sweet corn

University of Florida scientists plan to use a $7.3 million, four-year grant to find the genetic traits that will make sweet corn taste even better, last longer and grow better across the nation. Mark Settles,... more »

Dealing with sulfur deficiency in sweet corn

For the last couple of years, I have talked about and conducted research on sulfur (S) deficiencies in watermelon. At several meetings I was asked if the deficiency also appears in (field) corn. I could... more »

Duda Farm Fresh Foods debuts convenience sweet corn product

Duda Farm Fresh Foods debuted a newly designed Super Sweet Corn product line at the annual Southeastern Produce Council – Southern Exposure in Tampa, Florida. Transforming its well-established corn program, Duda is introducing a 100... more »

Talley Farms names Derek Sass new sales manager

Talley Farms, a fourth-generation family farming operation located in California's Arroyo Grande Valley, has named produce industry veteran Derek Sass as sales manager for the company, which... more »

Western bean cutworm continues to plague sweet corn

Got a sweet tooth for sweet corn? You’re in good company. So should you hear rumors on the wind about wormy sweet corn – or field corn or dry beans (the kind you put in... more »

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