Sweet Corn

What to look for

  • Good color and kernels well filled
  • Fresh, bright green husks
  • Even rows

What you don’t want

  • Immature or over mature
  • Uneven or crooked rows
  • Cob not filled to the tip
  • Insect damage
  • Dried husks

How to prepare the corn

  • Remove husk from one side of the ear
  • Trim silk to 1 inch of tip
  • Trim stem to bottom of the ear

Suggested exhibit quantity

  • State Fair: Three ears
  • County Fair: Check your fair book


Watch the video and learn what a judge looks for when judging corn

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