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Banking Potassium: Getting A Bit Ahead On Tomato Consumption
Banking Potassium: Getting A Bit Ahead On Tomato Consumption - Articles Articles
One of the greatest challenges in growing tomatoes in an intensive production system is keeping up with the plants high consumption of potassium during fruit production. More
Catoctin Mountain Orchards using black plastic mulch and straw between rows.
Weed Control in Cut Flowers - Articles Articles
Managing weeds in cut flowers often requires different approaches depending on the specific weed, specific flower or woody stem, time of year and level of weed infestation. More
Despite the challenges of bacterial diseases, it is possible to have a profitable tomato crop. Photo: Andrew Frankenfield
Farming Like You Expect Bacterial Diseases - Articles Articles
One consistent theme over the past several years has been the specter of dealing with bacterial diseases in our tomato fields and high tunnels. More
Adam Sisson, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
Getting Started Using Biocontrols to Manage Insects and Diseases in High Tunnels - Articles Articles
Biological control of insects, mites and diseases has the potential to greatly expand the number of effective options in our pest management toolbox. 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
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
Here yellow shoulder developed well into harvest as tissue K levels decreased. Photo: Steve Bogash
Refining Tomato Nutrition for Improved Packouts - Articles Articles
Fruit cracks, shoulder checks, radial cracking, and blossom-end rot are all serious defects in tomato fruit which lower yield of marketable fruit. More
High Tunnel Trellised Cucumber Variety Trial: 2013
High Tunnel Trellised Cucumber Variety Trial: 2013 - Articles Articles

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
Penn State's high tunnel facility.
Alternative Cropping Systems for High Tunnels - Articles Articles
The controlled environment and season extension characteristics of high tunnels open up opportunities for growers. More
Image of bell peppers showing broad mite damage. Photo by Steve Bogash
Broad Mites in Fruiting Vegetables - Articles Articles
Damage by broad mites can be quite severe on tomatoes and peppers. Growers need to protect crops with an effective miticide before these pests cause economic loss. More
What Makes a Good Plant or Insect Sample?
What Makes a Good Plant or Insect Sample? - Articles Articles
Advice for collecting a good plant or insect sample for identification. More
Timepieces in our Plants
Timepieces in our Plants - Articles Articles

Timepieces in our Plants

Steve Bogash

Have you ever wondered how plants tell time? More
Great Cut Flowers from Your Home Garden
Great Cut Flowers from Your Home Garden - Articles Articles
Having great cut flowers in your home all through the local growing season is within the reach of every gardener if you will just follow a few simple rules. More
Flower Production
Cut Flower Production - Articles Articles

Cut Flower Production

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

The specialty cut-flower business may fit well into a small-scale and part-time farming operation. More
Leaf Mold on determinate, high tunnel tomato plants.
Managing Leaf Mold in High Tunnels - Articles Articles
High Tunnel acreage in PA and the Mid-Atlantic continues to grow due to improvements in tomato quality, the NRCS cost-sharing program, and substantially earlier harvests. More
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