Discover when to harvest sweet corn, what to look for, and how to test for maturity.
Discover how far apart you plant corn including optimal row spacing, seed spacing, and how to take advantage of wind pollination.
A look at when to fertilize corn, type of fertilizer corn requires, optimal soil pH, and how to amend the soil to match the needs of your corn plant.
Discover how to plant corn, row spacing, required soil conditions, seed depth, blocking, and more.
Find out how long it takes corn to grow, what factors affect maturity rate, and how to stagger planting for optimal yields.
A look at when to plant corn according to soil temperature and moisture conditions as well as staggering for optimal yields.
Find a comprehensive list of all the professional sources referenced in this feature including professional journals, associations and government websites.
Common diseases that are problematic in the garden for corn plants including smut, rust, and rot.
A look at corn pests including the corn earworm, corn borer, and wire worm.
Discover how much a bushel of corn weighs shelled and in the ear and how the weight of a bushel of corn compares to other crops.
Discover how to freeze corn both on the cob and whole kernel and how to select and buy corn.