Sweet Corn Stories

Crop ProtectionTool Helps Track Insects On The Move At Night
October 1, 2014
Signals collected by the National Weather Service’s Doppler radar network may serve as an early warning system to track corn earworm, a major pest in sweet corn. Read More
Postharvest HandlingRapid Cooling Equals Longer Shelf Life For Fresh Market Sweet Corn
September 29, 2014
Minimize mechanical injury and remember the three “T”s of cooling: time, turbulence, and temperature. Read More
IrrigationFlorida Growers Seize Control Of Water Challenges
September 22, 2014
New irrigation projects and fertilizer practices have tremendous potential for protecting resources, while enhancing productivity. Read More
Crop ProtectionHow To Control Corn Earworm, European Corn Borer In Sweet Corn
September 5, 2014
Monitor traps, plant varieties with good husk cover, and rotate modes of action to avoid resistance. Read More
Grower Achievement Award2014 Grower Achievement Award Winner: Robert Sakata Of Sakata Farms
September 5, 2014
Robert Sakata of Sakata Farms says getting agriculture’s message to the masses will be critical to the future of the industry. Read More
CitrusU.S. Sugar Buying South Florida Sugar Cane And Vegetable Farm
August 15, 2014
Purported deal worth $100 million to purchase farmland and assets of Knight Management Inc. Read More
Sweet Corn22 Sweet Corn Varieties To Add To Your Collection
July 24, 2014
Click on the slideshow for details on 22 sweet corn varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Crop ProtectionKeep Eyes And Ears Open For Corn Wireworms
May 23, 2014
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable pest. Read More
Crop ProtectionWhat You Need To Know About Northern Corn Leaf Blight
April 25, 2014
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
Sweet CornSweet Corn Growers Must Be Wary Of Annual Grasses, Resistant Species, And Emerging New Weeds
April 7, 2014
Despite having additional management tools, growers must pay attention to issues related to annual grass control, and a new weed to the Mid-Atlantic area: Palmer amaranth. Read More
MarketingPioneer Growers Launches Two New Packaged Sweet Corn Products
April 1, 2014
Unique options available for consumers include a tray package and a microwaveable bag. Read More
Sweet CornSweet Corn Crop Outlook 2014
December 30, 2013
Sakata Farms Inc. president shares sweet corn production details for 2013 season and his perspective on 2014. Read More

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Insect Control5 Sweet Corn Pests Florida Growers Need To Guard Agains…
November 13, 2014
These foes can take a bite out of yields and quality. Read More
Sweet CornAbbott & Cobb Showcases Latest Vegetable Varieties …
October 13, 2014
Check out nine sweet corn selections for the Sunshine State. Read More
Sweet Corn12 Sweet Corn Varieties Specially Suited For The Sunshi…
October 13, 2014
Leading vegetable seed companies highlight a dozen high-performance selections for Florida growers. Read More
Crop ProtectionTool Helps Track Insects On The Move At Night
October 1, 2014
Signals collected by the National Weather Service’s Doppler radar network may serve as an early warning system to track corn earworm, a major pest in sweet corn. Read More
Postharvest HandlingRapid Cooling Equals Longer Shelf Life For Fresh Market…
September 29, 2014
Minimize mechanical injury and remember the three “T”s of cooling: time, turbulence, and temperature. Read More
IrrigationFlorida Growers Seize Control Of Water Challenges
September 22, 2014
New irrigation projects and fertilizer practices have tremendous potential for protecting resources, while enhancing productivity. Read More
Crop ProtectionHow To Control Corn Earworm, European Corn Borer In Swe…
September 5, 2014
Monitor traps, plant varieties with good husk cover, and rotate modes of action to avoid resistance. Read More
Grower Achievement Award2014 Grower Achievement Award Winner: Robert Sakata Of …
September 5, 2014
Robert Sakata of Sakata Farms says getting agriculture’s message to the masses will be critical to the future of the industry. Read More
CitrusU.S. Sugar Buying South Florida Sugar Cane And Vegetabl…
August 15, 2014
Purported deal worth $100 million to purchase farmland and assets of Knight Management Inc. Read More
Sweet Corn22 Sweet Corn Varieties To Add To Your Collection
July 24, 2014
Click on the slideshow for details on 22 sweet corn varieties from the nation’s leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Crop ProtectionKeep Eyes And Ears Open For Corn Wireworms
May 23, 2014
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable pest. Read More
Crop ProtectionWhat You Need To Know About Northern Corn Leaf Blight
April 25, 2014
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
Sweet CornSweet Corn Growers Must Be Wary Of Annual Grasses, Resi…
April 7, 2014
Despite having additional management tools, growers must pay attention to issues related to annual grass control, and a new weed to the Mid-Atlantic area: Palmer amaranth. Read More
MarketingPioneer Growers Launches Two New Packaged Sweet Corn Pr…
April 1, 2014
Unique options available for consumers include a tray package and a microwaveable bag. Read More
Sweet CornSweet Corn Crop Outlook 2014
December 30, 2013
Sakata Farms Inc. president shares sweet corn production details for 2013 season and his perspective on 2014. Read More
Cucurbits2013 Vegetable Variety Showcase
December 12, 2013
Browse through more than 150 of the latest varieties from the nation's leading seed breeders and distributors. Read More
Sweet CornVegetable Variety Showcase 2013: Seedway
December 4, 2013
Check out the latest varieties from Seedway. Read More
Leafy VegetablesNew Leader Tabbed For South Florida Research And Educat…
December 2, 2013
Longtime vegetable entomologist looking to grow cooperative efforts for research as interim director of UF/IFAS Everglades facility. Read More