Sweet corn

Southwest Michigan Farm Markets Rely on Chicago Money

Michigan's southwest corner is often ignored by the rest of the state, which gravitates more toward the southeast side and Detroit. That could be a problem for farm markets and other businesses in Southwest Michigan... more »

Selling Sweet Corn is a Johanns Family Tradition

The sweet corn sign went up this week at the Johanns farm just north of Mason City on U.S. Highway 65. Globe Gazette more »

Sweet Corn Profits Could Sour if Dry Weather Continues

The pump in the Magee's sweet corn field works twenty-four hours a day this hot, dry summer. WBOC-TV more »

Bumper Crop Ahead for County Favorite

There are several signs that signal the arrival of the hot summer months - singing cicadas in the trees, afternoon thunderstorms appearing out of thick air and the ubiquitous Lancaster County sweet corn. Lancaster Online more »

Season’s Sweet Corn Harvest OK

Although the current drought threatened this year's crop of sweet corn, local farmers weren't about to let a little dry weather get in their way. Marrietta Times more »

Outlook Mixed for Supply of Workers

The shortage of farm workers growers had been fearing had not shown up by Memorial Day. And with Congress hotly debating new immigration policy that might take the pressure off the thousands of undocumented seasonal... more »

Exotic Vegetables Cater to Needs of Immigrant Groups

When the price of field corn nearly doubled last year, farmers responded. They added 10 million acres to the planting schedule this spring. You don't want to do that with eggplant. On the other hand,... more »

Despite Drought, Sweet Corn Harvest Excellent

Mark Daniel says his Sweet corn harvest is busy, thanks to a good crop. WALB News more »

Greenhouse Serves As Market’s Retail Center

The big new greenhouse that is Halter's Market sits like a butterfly in Vincennes, Ind., gradually unfolding its wings as the warmth of the day increases. Built of steel, aluminum and glass, the roof gradually... more »

Pursuit Of Grants Alters Washington Extension Priorities

This is the fifth story in a series about the future of Extension. Contrary to the opinions of most of his old professors, Tim Smith is not a loser. In fact, he's quite highly regarded... more »

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