All About Sweet Corn

All About Sweet Corn

Everything you ever wanted to know about your sweet corn but were afraid to ask!

Good-tasting corn versus good-looking corn Although we try hard to provide perfect corn, ultimately we have only what God gives…
Insect protection from Bt Bt stands for the naturally occurring bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis. Bt lives in the soil and is…
Insects One of the most challenging aspects of raising good sweet corn is managing insects that like the corn almost…
Freshness and Handling The sugar content in the kernel is what is so important to the flavor of the corn.…
Sweetness and Flavor  As sweet corn matures, the kernels pass through the stages of water, milk and dough.  The sweet…
Ear Fill Once the corn has committed to the size and number of ears it will produce, the only change…
Ear Size The size of the ear of corn is dependent on three things: growing conditions, soil fertility, and variety…