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  • Scarce cash in land of plenty: Farmers adjust to downturn

    It’s the third consecutive year in which most corn farmers will spend more than they’ll earn. The growing has been too good and the resulting glut of corn depressed prices …


  • Jazz up corn on the cob

    Lots of sweet butter and a sprinkle, or two, of salt. Maybe some freshly ground black pepper, if a shaker’s within easy reach on the picnic table. That’s how so …


  • Freshly picked sweet corn is a summer must

    Nothing says summer quite like biting into fresh plump kernels of sweet corn right off the cob. And hands-down that’s my favorite way to eat it – for its simplicity, …


  • Corn, soybean farmers await EPA ruling on new herbicide use

    WASHINGTON – Faced with tougher and more resistant weeds, corn and soybean farmers are anxiously awaiting government decisions on a new version of a popular herbicide – and on genetically …


  • Keep an eye on your tomatoes, corn

    This year’s vegetable growing season didn’t exactly start with a bang. Corn and tomatoes struggled in the cold, rainy weather. More than a few gardeners replanted corn multiple times before …


  • Keep an eye on tomatoes, corn in garden

    This year’s vegetable growing season didn’t exactly start with a bang. Corn and tomatoes struggled in the cold, rainy weather. More than a few gardeners replanted corn multiple times before …


  • All-purpose corn

    Nothing screams summer quite like CORN! The pop of the sweet kernels seems like a fitting reward for putting up with searing hot days.


  • Beans, corn: Warm-season crops kick off

    It’s always exciting to plant warm-season crops because they are the superstars of the garden: tomatoes, summer squash, peppers, beans, corn, melons, winter squash and pumpkins, to name a few. …


  • Corn has many positives

    There’s hardly anything so sublime as a perfectly steamed ear of fresh corn. But this all-American favorite has taken a bashing lately, at least in the media.


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