Fischer’s farm offers fun in the corn

Children play in the corn box at Fischer’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. In addition to the maze and corn box, the farm also features a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, hay rides and farm animals.

Children play in the corn box at Fischer’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. In addition to the maze and corn box, the farm also features a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, hay rides and farm animals.

Fischer’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze in rural Callaway County near Jefferson City offers a variety of family fun.

In addition to a 10-acre corn maze and a 24-acre pick-your-own pumpkin patch, the farm’s attractions also include a 250-bushel corn box (a large sand box with corn instead of sand), hay rides, a smaller straw maze, farm animals and two recently-acquired Clydesdales.

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The corn maze at Fischer’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour to get through. The maze is open from 4-9 p.m. on Fridays, noon to 9 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays.

“You can’t hardly get the kids out of the corn box,” said Kim Fischer, who owns the farm with her husband, Jay Fischer.

She said her husband has “always done pumpkins,” starting as a child working with his grandfather, and made the decision five years ago to add a corn maze.

The couple joined The Maize, a Utah-based company that helps design and “cut” corn mazes.

“We describe what we want, they design it and send it to us, and if we like it, they come out and walk through and spray (the corn) and kill (the pattern) into the corn,” Fischer said.

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