Species and Varieties

Information on choosing species and varieties of vegetable crops, including lettuce, onions, broccoli, cucumbers, tomatoes, zucchini, squash, potatoes, beans, corn, garlic, peppers, eggplant and pumpkin. Tips on container growing and transplantation.

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Pumpkin Cultivar Trial Results - Articles Articles

Pumpkin Cultivar Trial Results

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Timothy Elkner, Robert Pollock, Tom Butzler, William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.

We evaluated twenty-one pumpkin cultivars in 2016 and 2017. More
Young Ginger harvested in Late September
Growing Ginger and Turmeric in the City - Workshops Workshops
Learn different techniques for growing ginger and turmeric in varying site conditions More
2012 Bell Pepper Variety Trial
2012 Bell Pepper Variety Trial - Articles Articles

2012 Bell Pepper Variety Trial

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D.

Both ‘5059’ and ‘1819’ produced the highest yields in both number of fruit and weight compared to both ‘Aristotle’ and ‘Archimedes’. More
Where Do I Put My Crops
Where Do I Put My Crops - Videos Videos

Where Do I Put My Crops

Lee Stivers

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This video outlines the basic steps you can take to plan a vegetable crop rotation from the start. More
Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
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Vegetable production information based on university, extension, and industry research, experience, and knowledge. More
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Late Summer Lettuce - Articles Articles

Late Summer Lettuce

John Esslinger

If you have a patch in the garden to plant something for later in the fall, frost-hardy, low-light lettuce is a good choice for late summer planting. More
Acorn Squash Cultivar Evaluation
Acorn Squash Cultivar Evaluation - Articles Articles

Acorn Squash Cultivar Evaluation

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D.

To provide growers with information for successful, region specific, cultivar selection in 2010-11, we evaluated several acorn squash cultivars in a conventional system across the state. More
Butternut Squash Cultivar Evaluation 2011
Butternut Squash Cultivar Evaluation 2011 - Articles Articles
To provide growers with information for successful, region-specific cultivar selection, in 2010-11 we evaluated several types of squash cultivars in conventional and organic systems across the state. More
High Tunnel Cherry and Grape Tomato Variety Trial 2011
High Tunnel Cherry and Grape Tomato Variety Trial 2011 - Articles Articles
High Tunnel acreage in the Mid-Atlantic continues to grow due to improvements in tomato quality and earlier harvests in crops grown in tunnels. More
High Tunnel Fresh Market Slicer Tomato Variety Trial 2011
High Tunnel Fresh Market Slicer Tomato Variety Trial 2011 - Articles Articles
High Tunnel acreage in the Mid-Atlantic continues to grow due to improvements in tomato quality and earlier harvests in crops grown in tunnels. More
Producción de Cebolla
Producción de Cebolla - Articles Articles

Producción de Cebolla

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime

Las cebollas secas (curadas) es un cultivo que se presta bien a las operaciones agrícolas de pequeña escala y de tiempo parcial. More
Producción de Maíz Dulce
Producción de Maíz Dulce - Articles Articles

Producción de Maíz Dulce

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Michael Orzolek, Ph.D.

El maíz dulce es un cultivo que se presta bien para operaciones agrícolas de pequeña escala y de tiempo parcial. More
Producción de Ajo
Producción de Ajo - Articles Articles

Producción de Ajo

Thomas Ford, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D., Steve Bogash

El ajo es un cultivo que se adapta bien a una pequeña superficie o como parte de un negocio más grande de mercadeo directo que está en la búsqueda de diversificar su mezcla de cultivos. More
Potato Cultivars Suggested for Pennsylvania and Resistance Characteristics
Potato Cultivars Suggested for Pennsylvania and Resistance Characteristics - Articles Articles
Host resistance is an important tool for managing diseases. Potato cultivars vary in susceptibility to common diseases including late blight, early blight and common scab. More
Wheel bug nymphs
Attracting Beneficial Insects - Articles Articles
There are numerous insects that can be considered “beneficial.” More
2014 Broccoli Variety Trial Results
2014 Broccoli Variety Trial Results - Articles Articles
In the 2014 growing season we evaluated 25 broccoli cultivars in a spring and fall crop in three locations to determine which are best suited for Pennsylvania. More
Garlic Bulbs
Garlic Production - Articles Articles

Garlic Production

Thomas Ford, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D., Steve Bogash

Garlic is a crop that is well suited to a small acreage or as part of a larger direct marketing operation looking to diversify its mix of crops. More
Producción de Brócoli
Producción de Brócoli - Articles Articles

Producción de Brócoli

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Miguel Antonio Saviroff, MS, Michael Orzolek, Ph.D., William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.

El brócoli es un cultivo que se presta bien a las operaciones agrícolas de pequeña escala y de tiempo parcial. More
Cultivos de Pimiento
Cultivos de Pimiento - Articles Articles

Cultivos de Pimiento

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D., Miguel Antonio Saviroff, MS, Steve Bogash

Los pimientos se prestan bien a las operaciones agrícolas de pequeña escala y de tiempo parcial. More
Producción de Tomates
Producción de Tomates - Articles Articles

Producción de Tomates

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Michael Orzolek, Ph.D., Miguel Antonio Saviroff, MS, Steve Bogash

Los tomates se prestan bien a las operaciones agrícolas de pequeña escala y de tiempo parcial. More
Producción de Papa
Producción de Papa - Articles Articles

Producción de Papa

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Miguel Antonio Saviroff, MS, William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D., Steve Bogash

Debido a la amplia diversidad de tipos y el alto consumo por los consumidores, las papas son una buena opción empresarial para muchos productores. More
Potatoes
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Potato Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., William Lamont, Jr., Ph.D.

With many varieties and high consumer consumption, potatoes fit well with many small growers and can be marketed through various outlets. More
High Tunnel Trellised Cucumber Variety Trial: 2013
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High Tunnel Trellised Cucumber Variety Trial: 2013

Steve Bogash, Ian Gallo, William Brandenburg

Many growers are seeking to extend the cucumber growing season to take advantage of periods where local market supply is relatively low. More
2012 Broccoli Variety Trial
2012 Broccoli Variety Trial - Articles Articles
Results of the 2012 broccoli variety trial at Rock Springs, PA. More
2012 Sweet Spanish Onion Variety Trial
2012 Sweet Spanish Onion Variety Trial - Articles Articles
Transplanting short day onions between March 15 and April 1 would make it possible to grow some onions in Pennsylvania, specifically Chianti and Pinot Rouge. More
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