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8/10/22-Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Tilton,Attica, and Rantoul.  All stands open at 10am Illinois time and close when we sell out or 5pm. 

8/9/22- Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Tilton, and Rantoul.  All stands open at 10am Illinois time and close when we sell out or 5pm.  Make your plans to freeze corn soon.  The bounty of large yields and large ears will last the next couple of weeks.  After that the yields will not be as good and we may not be at every stnad everyday.  Take advantage of this beautiful corn.

8/6/22-The Lingley Brothers Sweetcorn crew says thanks for a great week. Today we have a gorgeous load of corn and some beautiful honey headed to Hoopeston Rantoul and Tilton. Remember No Sunday corn sales so get that weekend corn today. All stands open at 10am and close when we sell out or 5 pm. Have a great weekend!!!

8/5/22-Oh my goodness! Happy Friday! This corn is beautiful! Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Rantoul, Tilton, and Attica. All stands open at 10am Illinois time and close when we sell out of 5pm. Remember Attica this is your chance for weekend corn!

8/4/22 - Sorry for the delay in the update...internet did not work this morning. We do not have any of our stands open today but we do plan to have all of them open tomorrow.

8/3/22-Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Rantoul, Tilton, and, Attica. All stands open at 10 am Illinois time and close when we sell out or 5 pm. Don't delay in getting corn in the freezer. Remember Attica is not a daily stand. We try to be there on Monday Wednesday and Friday.

We are watching the weather closely and based on the forecast we will probably not have corn tomorrow (Thursday).
Here's what we know.  We will start a new patch on Friday.  We have 3 good patches of corn left for sure.  After that we just don't know.  If we don't get the rain tomorrow the situation becomes even more dire.  Do not expect us to have much if anything in Sept.  After these 3 patches the corn will not be as plentiful so don't delay in getting your freezing corn done.

8/2/22-Good morning from the sweet corn patch! Today we have corn and honey in Tilton, Hoopeston, and Rantoul. All stands open at 10am and close when we sell out.

I cannot stress enough that you need to make plans for freezing corn soon. Toby scouted the later patches and we have just not had enough rain. We are not sure if we will have corn after Labor day. We will just have to wait and see.
 

8-1-22-Neither rain, nor mud, nor wind will keep us from picking corn, but we will stop for lightening! Today we got corn picked but it was more challenging as we stopped for awhile for lightening. Tilton, Hoopeston, Attica, and Rantoul will be open with corn and honey. It may be limited so don't delay getting to the stands. All stands open at 10 am Illinois time.

7/30/22-Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Rantoul, and Tilton. All stands open at 10am and close when we sell out. We have no Sunday corn sales so get your weekend corn today. Don't delay we have been selling out early!

7/28/22 We have corn and honey in Hoopeston, Tilton, Attica, and Rantoul today.  All stands open at 10am Illinois time.

7-27-22 It started out to be a foggy one today, but the sun came out and we have a beautiful load of corn ready to go to the stands. Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Rantoul, and Tilton. All stands open at 10am and close when we sell out.

7-26-22- Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Rantoul and Tilton. Stands open at 10 am and close when we sell out.

7/25/22-Happy Monday! Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Rantoul, Tilton, and Attica. This corn is fabulous! Don't miss out! All stands open at 10am Illinois time and close when we sell out or 5pm. We have been selling out quickly so don't delay in getting to the stands.

7/23/22-. We have a beautiful load this morning! Our Tilton, Hoopeston, and Rantoul stands will be open at 10 am with corn and honey. We do not sell on Sunday so make sure to get your weekend corn today.

7/22/22-We started a new patch today and Toby feels like it's a little bit in the young side. We would waste too much if we kept picking so today we have very limited corn and honey in Hoopeston and Attica. We will try again tomorrow's and hopefully today's heat will bring it along nicely for a big day tomorrow. I will let everyone know that this corn is fantastic! We are so pleased with the taste and it looks like it will yield well. This bodes well for the upcoming week of corn. This corn is what we call the "football ". Thank you all for a great first week.

7/21/22- Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Tilton, and Rantoul.  All stands open at 10 am Illinois time and close when we sell out.Out Attica stand will be open tomorrow but only for a short time in the morning so get there early.  We will try to have him there by 10 Indiana time.

7/20/22- Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Tilton, and Rantoul.  All stands open at 10 am Illinois time and close when we sell out.

7/18/22- Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Tilton, Rantoul, and Attica.  Attica will not be a daily stand so take advantage when we are there.  Stands open at 10 am Illinois time and close when we sell out.

7/16/22- Today we have corn and honey available in Hoopeston, Tilton, and Rantoul.  We are hoping to have our Attica stand up and rolling next week.  Stands open at 10 and close when we sell out.  Have a great weekend!

7/15/22-After picking today and then scouting the corn Toby feels like it is going to be been to wait until Saturday to pick again. He feels like it is going to be fantastic, well filled out, and delicious and we won't waste so much of it by walking by the young ears.

7/14/22- The sweetcorn season is underway, well sort of.  We went out and picked this morning and found the patch to be a little younger then we would have liked.  We have corn available in Hoopeston today along with honey.  We will see how the patch progresses today to make decisions about tomorrow.

7-7-22  Its almost time!!! We are anxiously watching our first planting of corn get closer and closer. We are hopeful we will have something ready towards the end of next week and will post an update when we know more!

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Toby Brown

Toby is the owner of Lingley Bros. Sweetcorn since 2000. A 1989 graduate of Hoopeston East-Lynn High School, he began farming in 1993, the sixth generation farming the ground he lives on. He and his wife Paige have four children:  Jenna, Katie, Josh and Megan. Together they raise 48 acres of sweet corn, 900 tomatoes and a half acre of green beans. In addition to farming, Toby is an Elder at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Hoopeston, an officer on the Rossville Area Fire Department, assistant 4-H leader of Hoopeston Boosters 4-H club and a beekeeper.

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