Fruits & Vegetables
Fruits and vegetables, including peaches, pecans, onions, tomatoes, and watermelon, are important commodities in Georgia. In this section, farmers and gardeners can find information about a variety of fruits and vegetables, including:
- Beans and Legumes
Commercial and Professional Publications
- Commercial Blueberry Inventory and Prospectus, Georgia, 2002
- Commercial Watermelon Production
- Carrot Production and Processing in Georgia
- Experiments and Observations on Growing Mayhaws as a Crop in South Georgia and North Florida
- Designing Research and Demonstration Tests for Farmers' Fields
- Commercial Production and Management of Carrots
- Characteristics of Firms Engaged in Fruit and Vegetable Trade
- 2012 Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide
- Propagating Deciduous Fruit Plants Common to Georgia
- Orchard Sprayers
- Planting Guide for Row Crops in Georgia
- Precooling Fruits and Vegetables in Georgia
- Consumer Demand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the U.S. (1960-1993)
- Pomegranate Production
- Construyendo Huertos Caseros
- Managing Fruit and Vegetable Waste
- Weights and Processed Yields of Fruits and Vegetables
- Commercial Production of Vegetable Transplants
- Commercial Broccoli Production
- Commercial Production and Management of Squash and Cucumbers
- Forest Farming - Forest Gardening Growing Alternative Crops Under a Forest Canopy
- Home Garden Eggplant
- Mulching Vegetables
- School Gardens: Planning an Edible Garden
- School Gardens: Less Expensive Sources of Plant Material, Amendments and Tools
- Growing Fruits
- Home Garden Asparagus
- Home Gardening
- Growing Home Garden Sweet Corn
- Home Garden Muscadines
- Home Garden Broccoli
- Home Garden Cauliflower
- Conserving Water in the Vegetable Garden
- Vegetable Gardening in Georgia
- Home Garden Lettuce
- Cane Blight of Blackberry
- Home Garden Apples
- Home Garden Transplants
- Home Garden Figs
- Production and Management of Garlic, Elephant Garlic and Leek
For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and enviromental sciences.
- Tomato yellow leaf curl virus threat to tomato crop
- Adding mulch to vegetable plants increases yields, saves water
- Keep garden rows wide enough to cultivate, narrow enough to shadow out weeds
- UGA-Tifton Campus holds annual Agricultural and Environmental Awareness Day
- UGA plant produces blueberries up to four times the size of average berries
- Blueberry breeder Scott NeSmith wins UGA Inventor's Award
- AgrAbility helping farmers get back to work
- Dwarf varieties, vertical growing help gardeners grow vegetables in small spaces.
- Grow your own tomatoes for tastier 'mater' sandwiches this summer
- Pollen may not be popular, but it's essential to our food supply
- Georgia Commercial Vegetable Information
Production and market information about vegetables grown in Georgia.
- The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium
Research and information from a variety of southern universities about strawberries, blueberries, grapes, blackberries, and raspberries.
- Statewide Variety Testing
Provides annual performance testing results on several commodities including canola, small grains and forage, corn and silage, and field crops.
- Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association
Provides programs and services designed to increase production efficiencies, provide educational opportunities, promote new markets, monitor legislation, encourage applied research and improve communications among GFVGA members and industry suppliers.
Cooperative Extension offers training within local communities on a wide array of topics. To see if there are training events in your area, please visit our calendar.
- Georgia Master Gardener
A volunteer training program designed to help Extension agents transfer research-based information about gardening and related subjects to the public by training home gardeners.