Look who’s peeking out of the whorl!!!These hot and humid days are prime growing conditions for our beautiful corn crop! As each plant stretches out, the developed tassel begins to push out of the whorl! Very soon the tassel will
Corn is an a-maize-ing plant! After just 5 weeks, look at this root development and plant mass waiting to stretch out! It’s a super highway of food production! The fibrous sweet corn roots will extend laterally more than half as
‘Save the baby corns!’ We do this every year…but why? Well if the plants stay under the plastic for too long, the sun will bleach the leaves and the young plant will die a very sad death. But why does this matter
What a glorious day for corn!! The little plants are loving this warm sunny weather! We have a beautiful stand of the gorgeous green plants and soon it will be time to begin our annual ‘plastic walk’. Who needs to get
Well hello little darling!!! So wonderful to see you greeting the sunshine! It's always so exciting to see the first corn plants spiking out of their warm beds! Be sure to LIKE and FOLLOW us on Facebook and Instagram so you
Digging up seed to stage growth is a daily occurrence around here! It always amazes me that something so awesome can come from this little shriveled seed! Can you see the tiny sprout? Hopefully tomorrow we will see some little green
Today was a fantastic day here on our farm! The first sweet corn seed went into the ground and so there’s no turning back now! Thomas spent the afternoon planting into the ‘plastic’ with our 2 row corn planter going 2.5
You guessed it….it’s ‘plastic’ laying day!! When the ground is fit, we go in and do 3 minimal till passes before we lay our biodegradable mulch. This mulch is laid 2 rows at a time travelling about 2.5 mph! It takes
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