Sweet corn

Family, Friends Flock to Corn Harvest

It's 10:30 on a Saturday morning, and the Carter Tyndall family is hard at work. Grand Rapids Press more »

Storm Damages Sweet Corn Crop

The Weeks Farm was a victim of Mother Nature Thursday night as high winds from passing thunderstorms tore through the middle of the farm's sweet corn crop, causing an estimated $2,000 worth of damage. The... more »

Farm Moves Toward Employee Ownership

The community of Sequim is nestled in Washington's Dungeness Valley, between the Olympic Mountains and Pacific Ocean, near the mouth of the Dungeness River. The area's geography and weather patterns have created a unique microclimate... more »

Singles Group Pairs Farmers Looking for Love

Farm life can be rewarding, but it isn't exactly "Sex and the City." The rural lifestyle has been known to put a crimp in more than one social life. That's where Singles In Agriculture comes... more »

House Passes Farm Bill With the Old Warts Intact

Fruit and vegetable industry leaders proudly grabbed their $1.6 billion bone and ran off to chew on it, but many others are coming to think this "new" Farm Bill is a rotting carcass that needs... more »

A New Twist on Fresh Corn

The first corn of the season appeared at the local farmers' market last week. West Central Tribune more »

Crops Are Wilting in Bone-Dry Fields

Dean Edgecomb's 62nd birthday afforded him no time for cake and ice cream. He was too busy hooking up an irrigation system to save acres of parched, wilting corn in a field just north of... more »

Farmers Grapple With Drought

With little rainfall this spring and summer, Mehrl Mayne has lost almost half of his 34 acres of field corn - for cattle - to save the sweet corn he sells - for people -... more »

A Sweet Job with High Yields

Kevin Delaney, 17, has a sweet summer job. He sells sweet corn for $4 a dozen and by the time the crop is complete in three-and-a-half weeks, he's expecting some sweet returns. HeraldNewsOnline more »

Michigan Farm Replaces Squash With Flowers

It was the summer of 2000, and one of the biggest squash crops Barbott Farms and Greenhouse had ever seen was sitting in the field, almost ready for harvest. The Barbott family had a lot... more »

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