Are corn seeds alive?

Answer Corn seeds may appear to be dead, but they are alive. The dormant seeds live in a kind of hibernation, waiting for the right amount of moisture and warmth to sprout and grow into a corn plant.Sourc... Read More »

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Are popcorn seeds the same thing as corn seeds?

Popcorn seeds come from the seeds of specific varieties of corn which are suitable for drying and cooking at high temperatures. These seeds typically are dried commercially and sold to consumers, t... Read More »

What is the number of seeds per bag of corn?

In one bag of corn, there are approximately 80,000 kernels. One bag of kernels will seed about three acres of farmland. Depending on the variety of corn, a bag can cost between $45 and $150 as of 2... Read More »

Can you plant corn from seeds?

You can plant corn from seeds, but corn is pollinated through wind-borne pollen. Therefore, it is easier for the corn plants to pollinate each other when planted in short blocks of at least four ro... Read More »

The Best Sweet Corn Seeds?

Sweet corn is one of the treasures of summer gardening. Fresh-picked and shucked into a pot of boiling water, it's a feast of sweet goodness. There are three basic types of sweet corn, and determin... Read More »