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Squash, melons, gourds, cucumbers, pumpkins, watermelons, and luffas.
This is where lots of great vegetable production information is that didn't fit anywhere else.
- Leafy Greens
This is the place for quality information on the production and management of lettuce, spinach, and other leafy green crops.
- Onions and Garlic
- Organic Vegetable Production
Information for producers interested in following USDA Organic standards, whether certified or not.
- Pest Management
Information on control of insects, weeds, and disease in vegetables.
- Post-Harvest Handling and Storage
Relevant information from harvest and washing to packing, storage, and distribution of crops.
- Technical Bulletins
A series of one-page fact sheets dealing with topics of interest associated with production of fruits, vegetables and livestock on Illinois Small Farms.
Find production information on one of Illinois' most profitable and delicious crops.
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
402 Ava Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Spray Guides and Handbooks
- 2015 Buyers' Guide - Vegetable Growers News
The Buyers' Guide supplement is published annually by the Vegetable Growers News. Contains contact information for supplies of items such as farm equipment, fertilizer, greenhouse, harvesting/picking equipment, plastic mulch, seeds, sprayers, etc.
- 2015 Midwest Vegetable Trial Report
Elizabeth Maynard, Purdue Extension
- 2015 Weed Control Guide - Ohio, Indiana, Illinois
Corn, Popcorn, Sweet Corn, Soybeans, Small Grains, Forages
- 2016 Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers
- 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