Local Food Systems and Small Farms

Local Food Systems and Small Farms

Vegetable Production

  • Basics of Commercial Vegetable Production - WEBINAR
    Presented by Jeff Kindhart, Horticulturalist, University of Illinois

  • Crucifer Disease Guide
    Seminis disease guides provide descriptions and pictures of the more commonly found diseases and disorders worldwide by species. For each disease and disorder, you will find the common name, the cause, where it occurs, symptoms, conditions necessary for development and control measures.

  • Grower to grower: Creating a livelihood on a fresh market vegetable farm
    John Hendrickson, CIAS Outreach Specialist, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison College of Ag and Life Sciences. October 2005.

  • Identifying and Enhancing Natural Enemies in Vegetable Crops -WEBINAR
    A thirty minute video about how to identify and enhance natural enemies. The video also includes strategies for habitat management. By the Great Lakes Vegetable Group and Ohio State University.

  • Managing Diseases with Biopesticides in Potato Production
    Dr. Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Onion Disease Guide
    Seminis disease guides provide descriptions and pictures of the more commonly found diseases and disorders worldwide by species. For each disease and disorder, you will find the common name, the cause, where it occurs, symptoms, conditions necessary for development and control measures.

  • Peppers and Eggplant Disease Guide
    Seminis disease guides provide descriptions and pictures of the more commonly found diseases and disorders worldwide by species. For each disease and disorder, you will find the common name, the cause, where it occurs, symptoms, conditions necessary for development and control measures.

  • The Popcorn Agri-Chemical Handbook
    Published by the Popcorn Board. 2014 Edition.

  • Tomato Disease Guide
    Seminis disease guides provide descriptions and pictures of the more commonly found diseases and disorders worldwide by species. For each disease and disorder, you will find the common name, the cause, where it occurs, symptoms, conditions necessary for development and control measures.

  • Vegetable Crops Hotline
    A newsletter for commercial vegetable growers prepared by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

  • Vegetable Gardening Resources
    A guide to growing, preparing and preserving vegetables from the University of Illinois Extension. curated by Ron Wolford.

  • Vegetable Grafting
    This portal is designed to deliver current research-based information on the preparation, use, evaluation and purchase of grafted vegetable plants. Supported by the Specialty Crop Research Initiative of the USDA and NIFA. Covers Solanaceae (eggplant, pepper, tomato) and cucurbit (watermelon, melon, cucumber).