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PR-762
2019 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/5/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Daniel Becker,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

Fruit and vegetable production continues to show sustained growth in Kentucky. As the industry grows around a diverse collection of marketing tactics (wholesale, farmer markets, CSAs, and direct to restaurants) as well as various production systems, there continues to be a need for applied practical information to support the industry.Evaluation of varieties is a continuing necessity and allows us to provide the most up to date information in communications with vegetable growers. The vegetable variety trial results are the basis for updating the recommendations in our Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers (ID-36).

800 printed copies | 34 pages | 17,777 words | - | PDF: 6,668 kb



ID-36
Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers, 2020-21
11/26/2019 (major revision)

 UK Authors:
 Departments:
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, vegetables

Successful vegetable production generally requires the grower to make daily decisions regarding pest management, irrigation, and cultural practices. The most widely commercially-grown vegetables in Kentucky are included in this publication.

3,000 printed copies | 128 pages | 108,449 words | - | PDF: 22,000 kb



NEP-221
Growing Your Own Vegetables: Peppers
8/27/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Rick Durham, Jann Knappage,
 Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture
 Series: Nutrition Education Program (NEP series)
 Tags:

Peppers are generally easy to grow and provide good summer crops that you can eat raw or cooked to add flavor to many foods. There are many different types of peppers, which are set apart by their shape or spiciness (heat), and most will grow well in Kentucky. Many heirloom, or vintage, varieties exist as well.

web only | 4 pages | 832 words | 6 downloads | PDF: 2,652 kb



NEP-220
Growing Your Own Vegetables: Green Beans
8/27/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Rick Durham, Jann Knappage,
 Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture
 Series: Nutrition Education Program (NEP series)
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Green beans are easy to grow and fairly quick to produce when picked while still green or immature. They are even more nutritious when allowed to slightly mature to produce "shelly" beans. Pole beans in the garden are often popular with children since the bean vines on their supports create great hiding places.

web only | 4 pages | 932 words | 5 downloads | PDF: 2,196 kb



NEP-219
Growing Your Own Vegetables: Preparing Your Garden
8/27/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Rick Durham, Jann Knappage,
 Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture
 Series: Nutrition Education Program (NEP series)
 Tags:

This publication provides easy to follow advice on how to start and maintain your garden. For specific fruit and vegetable guides, refer to the NEP "Grow your own" series.

web only | 7 pages | 2,695 words | 16 downloads | PDF: 2,203 kb



CCD-FS-9
High Tunnel Planting Calendar
1/14/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Josh Knight, Rachel Rudolph
 Departments: Horticulture
 Series: Factsheets: Center for Crop Diversification (CCD-FS series)
 Tags:

This publication was developed to be provided with the High Tunnel Planting Calendar and not meant to be a comprehensive guide to high tunnel production. The reader should consult the Center for Crop Diversification (CCD) Publication titled High Tunnel Overview (CCD-SP-2) for a concise guide on the use and principles of high tunnel production and season extension.

web only | 2 pages | 838 words | 11 downloads | PDF: 858 kb



CCD-IG-3
High Tunnel Planting Calendar (Region 3)
1/10/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Josh Knight, Rachel Rudolph
 Departments: Horticulture
 Series: Info-graphics: Center for Crop Diversification (CCD-IG series)
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A calendar to aid high tunnel growers in parts of Eastern Kentucky determine approximate times to direct seed, transplant, and harvest annual crops.

web only | 2 pages | - | - | PDF: 13,600 kb



CCD-IG-2
High Tunnel Planting Calendar (Region 2)
1/10/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Josh Knight, Rachel Rudolph
 Departments: Horticulture
 Series: Info-graphics: Center for Crop Diversification (CCD-IG series)
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A calendar to aid high tunnel growers in Central and parts of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky determine approximate times to direct seed, transplant, and harvest annual crops.

web only | 2 pages | - | - | PDF: 13,300 kb



CCD-IG-1
High Tunnel Planting Calendar (Region 1)
1/10/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Josh Knight, Rachel Rudolph
 Departments: Horticulture
 Series: Info-graphics: Center for Crop Diversification (CCD-IG series)
 Tags:

A calendar to aid high tunnel growers in Western and far Eastern Kentucky determine approximate times to direct seed, transplant, and harvest annual crops.

web only | 2 pages | - | - | PDF: 14,600 kb



PR-757
2018 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/13/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Ric Bessin,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

Fruit and vegetable production continues to show sustained growth in Kentucky. As the industry grows around a diverse collec-tion of marketing tactics (wholesale, farmers markets, CSAs, and direct to restaurants) as well as various production systems, there continues to be a need for applied practical information to support the industry.

900 printed copies | 44 pages | - | 26 downloads | PDF: 6,838 kb



ID-235
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of High Tunnel and Greenhouse Vegetable Crops in Kentucky
10/17/2018 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Cheryl Kaiser, Jo
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: equipment and structures, farm crops, hi

Scouting and monitoring diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic disorders in order to identify potential problems before they result in serious losses is essential to the IPM approach. The key to effective monitoring is accurate identification. The pictures included in this guide represent the more common abiotic and biotic problems that occur on vegetable crops grown in high tunnel and greenhouse structures in Kentucky. This manual is not all-inclusive, and growers may encounter problems not included here. Please contact a local Cooperative Extension Service office for assistance.

2,500 printed copies | 28 pages | 5,200 words | 81 downloads | PDF: 1,938 kb