Corn with the ability to reject GMO pollen!
Here at Michael Fields, we recognize that there is a need for seeds that are non-GMO and are suitable for organic farms. Organic seeds need to be strong, resilient, and produce plants able to yield in weedy environments. We also recognize that organic farmers have needs. One need that we are responding to, with the […]
Call to Prayer
As I write this, it is has been hot, dry and without rain for over two weeks and I’ve been working in the middle of a cornfield for most of it. The temps have been in the 80’s daily and the nights in the mid-60’s, a kind of heat that you can still feel as […]
“Knee high by the 4th of July”
Hard to know how long this idiom has been in our American language. It refers to a healthy corn crop looking towards a healthy harvest, but is no longer accurate in our part of the country. In our fields, by July 4th, many of our hybrids are chest to neck high. In the North Country, […]