Virginia’s sweet corn harvest typically signifies summer, but some farmers said the season has been slow to start after an unseasonably cool spring.
Despite three straight months of mostly dry weather, Virginia’s corn crop has not suffered.
Uncertainty in the tobacco market has forced Virginia growers to look at alternative crops. Some are taking advantage of the ability to grow hemp commercially, while others are growing alternative crops.
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.
While grain producers in the Midwest struggle to plant this year’s corn and soybean crops, Virginia farmers are in good shape as summer approaches.