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This 50-minute educational video features 12 farmers from 5 states in the Northeast describing techniques they use to grow sweet corn while optimizing use of natural resources and minimizing inputs. These include hairy vetch as a cover crop, soil tests, soil heat monitoring, floating row covers, pest scouting and monitoring, mechanical weed control, banded herbicide application, GIS mapping for soil sampling, pesticide mixing and loading station, using a crop consultant, Trichogramma wasp releases, and a hand-held oil applicator for corn earworm control.

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

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