Additional Categories

Please click a category to view the included resources.

  • Corn
  • Crucifers
  • Cucurbits
    Squash, melons, gourds, cucumbers, pumpkins, watermelons, and luffas.
  • General
    This is where lots of great vegetable production information is that didn't fit anywhere else.
  • Grafting
  • Leafy Greens
    This is the place for quality information on the production and management of lettuce, spinach, and other leafy green crops.
  • 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.
  • Potatoes
  • Spray Guides and Handbooks
  • 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.
  • Tomatoes
    Find production information on one of Illinois' most profitable and delicious crops.

Contact Us

Nathan Johanning
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
402 Ava Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Phone: 618-687-1727
FAX: 618-687-1612

Vegetable Production

Vegetable Production

Onions and Garlic

  • Diseases of Garlic
    Symptoms and signs, disease cycles, and management strategies. Put out by Cornell University Dept. of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology.

  • Garlic Insect Management
    Richard Weinzierl, University of Illinois Extension Specialist, Entomology - discusses garlic insect management. Information presented as a powerpoint presentation (please give extra time for presentation to download)

  • Garlic Production
    Planting, irrigation, harvest/storage, pest management, and fertilization. Dr. Alan Walters, So. Illinois University.

  • How to Manage Diseases, Insects, and Weeds in Onion and Garlic
    From the UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines. University of California's official guidelines for pest monitoring techniques, pesticides, and non-pesticide alternatives for managing pests in agriculture.

  • 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.

  • Organic Garlic Variety Evaluation
    Midwest Vegetable Trial Report for 2012. Timothy Coolong and Ty Cato, University of Kentucky, Lexington.