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Table Grape Production
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Table Grape Production

Lynn Kime, Steve Bogash

The initial investment for grapes can be high depending on the production method chosen, land preparation, and initial investment in the vines. More
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
Damage caused by heating system malfunction
Is Your Greenhouse or High Tunnel Heating System Damaging your Plants? - Articles Articles
Heated high tunnels and greenhouses where air pollution from the heating system is present, can damage crops. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Hombro Amarillo, un desorden fisiológico, que afecta calidad de la fruta./ Yellow shoulder, a physiological disorder, that affects fruit quality.
Refinando la Nutrición en los Tomates: Mejor Nutrición para Mejorar el Empaque - Articles Articles
Rendimientos de tomates empaquables de mas dee 20 libras por planta son fácilmente alcanzables por los productores dispuestos a concentrarse en los detalles de producción. 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
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
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
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
Cantaloupe
Cantaloupe Production - Articles Articles

Cantaloupe Production

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

Cantaloupes are a crop that is well-suited to small-scale and part-time farms and have multiple markets for growers. More
Peppers
Pepper Production - Articles Articles

Pepper Production

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

Peppers lend themselves well to small-scale and part-time farming operations. More