March 10, 2022 | By Rupp Seeds
Since the early 1980’s, Rupp Seeds has helped growers produce high quality and flavorful sweet corn for their markets. Our new Sweet Corn Guide is intended to help both beginning and experienced growers maximize their full potential in producing one of the most popular vegetables grown in the United States.
Sweet corn hybrids, like many vegetable varieties, have been improved over time for sugar content, flavor, tenderness, appearance, yield, disease resistance, plant structure, insect and herbicide resistance, etc.Producing and preserving high eating quality is a key factor for success in your market. Having a basic knowledge of genetic types, sweet corn hybrids and management practices is essential as you prepare your cropping plan.
This new guide will teach you about genetic types and isolation. It showcases Grower Preferred All-Star varieties that growers across the country are growing with great success. You will learn how to schedule your plantings to achieve a continuous harvest. The guide also details the growth stages of sweet corn and how and when to scout for insect pests and foliar diseases. With your new-found knowledge, you will be on your way to your best sweet corn crop yet.