We can hardly believe how well this new subsurface drip irrigation is working on our heavier clay soils. Can't wait till harvest! This portion of our crop will be ready for all of you at the end of our season...just
Today is a very exciting day on our farm!! After years of talking about going to sub-surface drip irrigation, we have now started the journey! This season will see our final 9 acres of sweet corn being watered from 12"
Many are asking "How's the corn handling this wet, cool weather?!?" Without complaining, I'd like to share a few of the potential challenges we face due to cold, wet and sometimes dreary days...one after the other! We are very blessed
Check out this tiny little gem!!! This seed...along with 2.5 acres of its friends...has sprouted and is on its way to developing into some of our finest 'first fruits' of the 2017 Snyder's Sweet Corn season! (Not to worry, I
What a fabulous day!! Olivia planted our first corn today Here she is doing 2 rows at a time with the 'plastic planter'. It's a very slow process made easier by using auto steer. This technology allows the operator
Who's excited to finally see some action in our sweet corn fields?!?! Here the guys are laying the biodegradable plastic mulch. We will go through with our special sweet corn 'plastic planter' once the soil has a chance to warm