Sweet Corn

EPA registers BASF herbicide on all corn types

BASF's Armezon PRO herbicide, which provides long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds, has received full EPA registration for use on all corn types. “Growers want flexible options to control weeds based on their farm’s... more »

Crop mix keeps customers coming back for more

When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches and nectarines and more than 100 varieties of pumpkins, for example,... more »

Past, present, future of trade relationship with Cuba

Since December 2014, when the United States and Cuba announced the intention to restore diplomatic ties for the first time in more than half a century, the U.S. has taken steps to ease restrictions on... more »

EPA approves Syngenta fungicide

Syngenta's SDHI fungicide Solatenol has received registration from EPA. First significant sales in the United States are expected in the 2016 season.Solatenol has already been launched in Latin America as ELATUS, offering growers performance against... more »

Research on stink bug damage to sweet corn may help growers manage them

Cooperative Extension agents and researchers at the University of Delaware are taking a closer look at how brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys) are causing damage to developing ears of sweet corn, the results of... more »

Winter killed cover crops for vegetable cropping systems

Cover crops that put on significant growth in the fall and then die during the winter can be very useful tools for vegetable cropping systems. These winter killed cover crops add organic matter, recycle nutrients,... more »

Mississippi grower awarded for on-farm activities

Mississippi vegetable grower Allen Eubanks was recently selected as his state's winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. He was nominated by Patricia Knight of Mississippi State University's Coastal Research... more »

Syngenta hosts grand re-opening for expansion at California facility

Syngenta held a grand re-opening for its newly expanded Woodland, California, research and development (R&D) and seed production facility. The Woodland location is home to cereals, corn and vegetable R&D, and vegetable seed production. According... more »


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