Sweet corn is a popular crop for home gardeners in Georgia.
Corn can be eaten right of the cob or used in many different dishes. The corn's crunch and sweet taste make it one of America's all-time favorite vegetable. No matter how you prepare your corn, it's low in fat, very low in sodium, cholesterol free and a good source of vitamin C.
Some dishes that include this wonderful vegetable are corn on the cob, creamed corn, corn soup, succotash, corn chowder, corn souffle, grits and all the meals we make from corn meal and hominy.
Sweet corn is a warm-weather crop, well suited for Georgia's climate. Georgia corn is available from May through mid-September.
Commercial and Professional Publications
- 2012 Georgia Corn Performance Tests
- Reducing Aflatoxin in Corn During Harvest and Storage
- Corn Production Safety and Health for Farmers
- Measuring Field Losses from Grain Combines
- Georgia Corn Diagnostic Guide
- 2011 Georgia Corn Performance Tests
- Commercial Sweet Corn Production in Georgia
- 1999 Corn Performance Tests
- 2001 Corn Performance Tests
- 2000 Corn Performance Tests
- 2010 Corn Performance Tests
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- Corn Production
Resources on managing, troubleshooting and understanding corn production from the University's Grain Team.
- Georgia Forages: Corn
Relates to the state's corn production going to grain, silage and biofuel.
- Impact Statements: Corn
Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to corn.
- National Corn Growers Association
Organization representing corn growers before legislative and regulatory bodies.
- The Corn Grower's Guide Book
Extensive index of corn-related websites and publications.
- The Maize Page
Detailed corn growing and corn product information from Iowa State University Extension.