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Fruit & Vegetable Weekly Crop Update

Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.

fruit and vegetable weekly update 9-20-2014

Posted by Kyle Cecil -

4 inch soil temp: 66.5 degrees F. Growing Degree Days (GDD) Since April 1, 2014 = 2895.0 GDD Average** = 2869.0 GDD Cover crop decisions. I've spoken with several growers regarding what cover crop to use this Fall. The answer to this question is based on what you want to achieve. Are you wanting to build organic matte...

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fruit and vegetable weekly update 8-1-2014

Posted by Kyle Cecil -

4 inch soil temp 79.2 degrees F. This is still rather warm for many seeds to germinate. You may need to assist with the process. Growing Degree Days (GDD):2014 = 2628.0 GDD Average** = 2528.0 GDD Tomatoes. There are a great deal of "issues" surfacing in our tomato crop given the recent rains and high humidity. The potential list of diseases is extensive, so I wanted t...

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