Is there a difference between sweet corn and maize?

Answer Maize is harvested at maturity, when its kernels are dry and can be stored or used as grain. Sweet corn is maize that's high in sugar. It's harvested before maturity and therefore doesn't handle st... Read More »

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Are maize oil&corn oil the same?

Corn oil, which is another name for maize oil, is polyunsaturated and non-hydrogenated. It makes a suitable cooking oil due to its ability to withstand high temperatures. Corn oil is commonly used ... Read More »

Can you use sweet corn to produce corn oil?

Generally, sweet corn production has been directed to specific markets. The demand has tended to be for sweet corn in the form of canned or frozen kernels; fresh corn-on-the-cob; or processed crunc... Read More »

How much water does sweet corn need?

Sweet corn needs 1 to 1 ½ inches of water per week or a water depth of 6 inches. Dig down near the plant to check water depth, or place a can near the plant to see if the plant is getting the prop... Read More »

When is sweet corn in season?

Sweet corn is in season between July 1 and the first frost, usually occurring in late September or early October. The time that sweet corn is most abundant is between July 20 and September 15.Refer... Read More »