Woohoo...now that’s what I’m talking about!
Now that the pollination process is well under way, the plant will be putting all of its energy into growing each kernel! These scrawny looking cobs will grow in length and continue to fill out
Now this is a welcome sight for Snyder eyes!
And time for a little education…each of these little silks is attached to a kernel of deliciousness! As they pollinate, the silk will be released and begin to dry down. That’s why
Happy Canada Day to our corn loving community!!
Well unfortunately the crazy spring weather has made predictions at this stage very challenging! Our ‘Countdown to Corn’ will have to wait at least a week to allow the crop to keep growing!
There’s a lot going on inside a single stalk of corn!
If you look closely you can see the tassel growing inside and it is surrounded by lots of luscious leaves!
In the next couple of days these stalks will stretch out
Today we begin the task of ‘saving the corn’! Each row of Snyder’s Sweet Corn that is planted under the bio-mulch must be walked and checked to make sure these babies are coming through the holes! If any of them
These little gems are really trying their best in less than ideal growing conditions! Some of their friends have not handled themselves as well ? Chilly temperatures and lots of rain has made planting a bit more challenging this season.
Well the sun is shining...at least for today...so it was a great opportunity to check in on our little sprouts!!
Although this early spring weather has been somewhat challenging to work around for getting corn seeds in the ground, those that
Oh the sweet smell of fresh soil in the spring!!
Today is the what we consider the start of our 2019 sweet corn season and we are excited to share it with you all!
There’s so much happening as we begin to
In 1981 Charlie Snyder and his original ‘Corny Crew’ began this crazy journey with a desire to diversify the family farm. They began by growing a few acres of sweet corn which were hand picked and packed and shipped off