Not sure who it was that posted earlier about their corn but here's the first silks I've seen on mine just today. It's been tasseling for about 10 days. We had some wind damage at the beginning if July and I had to stand some if mine back up too.
Believe it or not I planted all this at the same time !
I also have been waiting for my leghorns to start laying. I found these beauties in the straw stack in the barn this evening. There was a fifth that had gotten knocked out onto the floor and broken. The brats fly the fence every morning as soon as I let them out despite having a wing clipped!!
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How are people's corn crops this year?
Ours got blown over during an intense thunderstorm, but we stood it back up best we could.
Now, most of the stalks look good, but I expected to see tassels and ears with silk by now.
I have very, very tall corn, but only one teeny tiny ear on one plant.
You both definitely have mine beat! Grew corn in the same spot last year, didn't plant it this year and still got a few stalks, hoping with the honeybees it will be enough for pollination. There are berry plants and some sunflowers mixed in the same spot. The stalks are taller than our beehives (though maybe not for long, need to add one more deep and another super to the hive on the left).
The bees won't help your corn. Corn is wind pollinated, that is why most people plant corn in blocks instead of long rows. However, you can take the tassel, and hand pollinate the silks to help get some good ears.