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Home  >  Horticultural Crops  >   Sweet Corn: Organic Production (Summary)

Sweet Corn: Organic Production


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By Steve Diver, George Kuepper, and Preston Sullivan - updated by Katherine Adam

Published 2008

Updated 2008

© NCAT

IP336

24 pages


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Introduction

Organic sweet corn may be grown for direct sale, the fresh market or processing. This publication discusses key aspects of producing organic sweet corn including varieties, soil fertility, crop rotations, weed control, insect pest management, diseases, harvesting, postharvest handling, marketing and production economics.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Organic farming and certification
Sweet corn varieties
Soil fertility
Crop rotations, cover crops and weed control
Insect pest management
Diseases
Harvest
Postharvest handling
Marketing and economics
References
Resources
Appendix: Crop Budget Worksheet

Note: Digital downloads are in full color. Printed, mailed copies are only available in black & white.

 

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