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Publications on Commercial Vegetable

22 publications were found.

  • 2013 Vegetable Crops Research Report cover image 2013 Vegetable Crops Research Report (AP 113)

    This publication contains a report of research trials done on vegetable crops in Georgia in 2013. Published on Jul 1, 2997.

  • 2014/2015 Vegetable Crop Variety Trial and Research Report (AP 115)

    This publication is a report of research and Cooperative Extension trials conducted on cole crops, beans and peas, sweet corn, cucurbits, peppers, and tomato at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Published on Jul 1, 2997.

  • Characteristics of Firms Engaged in Fruit and Vegetable Trade (RB 434)

    The primary objectives of this research are (1) to determine, in depth, the nature and characteristics of U.S. and Latin American firms engaged in fruit and vegetable trade and (2) to determine, in depth, barriers to trade encountered by these firms. This information should be useful to firms already trading internationally in fruits and vegetables and those looking for international opportunities. The information should provide important insights into the conduct of business operations, and inroads and obstacles to trading fruits and vegetables between Latin America and the United States. Policy makers should also be able to use this information to accommodate smoother trading relations among countries. Published on Mar 31, 2017.

  • Commercial Okra Production (C 627)

    Okra is grown in every county in Georgia. Okra can be a profitable crop when recommended production practices are followed. Published on Apr 30, 2014.

  • Commercial Production and Management of Cabbage and Leafy Greens (B 1181)

    The 11 topics covered in this publication are all integral parts of a successful cabbage/leafy greens management program. Each topic focuses on a particular aspect of production and provides information on the latest management technology for that phase of production. It is hoped that the information contained in this publication will assist growers in improving profitability. Published on Jan 31, 2017.

  • Commercial Production and Management of Carrots (B 1175)

    The 13 topics covered in this publication are all integral parts of a successful carrot management program. Each topic is designed to focus on a particular aspect of production and provide the latest management technology for that phase of production. It is hoped that the information contained in this publication will assist growers in improving profitability in carrot production. Published on May 31, 2014.

  • Commercial Production and Management of Pumpkins and Gourds (B 1180)

    The seven topics covered in this publication are all integral parts of a successful pumpkin/gourd management program. Each topic is designed to focus on a particular aspect of production and provide the latest management technology for that phase of production. It is hoped that the information contained in this publication will assist growers in improving profitability. Published on Jan 31, 2017.

  • Commercial Production of Vegetable Transplants (B 1144)

    Producing greenhouse-grown containerized transplants is an increasingly popular way to establish vegetable crops. Compared to field-grown transplants, greenhouse transplants have several advantages. They can be produced earlier and more uniformly than field-grown plants. Their growth can be controlled more easily through fertility and water management and they can be held longer and harvested when needed. Published on Jan 31, 2017.

  • Commercial Southern Pea Production (C 485)

    This horticulture publication is about the commercial production of southern peas. Published on Apr 30, 2014.

  • Considerations for the Small Market Producer cover image Considerations for the Small Market Producer (C 1090)

    This publication is intended for general use audiences, including farmers and those considering entering into small market vegetable production. It covers the many things to consider before jumping into this venture such as planning, marketing, liability and taxes. Published on Jul 31, 2016.

  • Consumer Demand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the U.S. (1960-1993) (RB 431)

    Price and expenditure elasticities at the retail level between 1960 and 1993 were estimated for 11 fresh fruits and 10 fresh vegetables by employing a composite demand system approach and using annual data. Most fresh fruits and vegetables were found to respond significantly to changes in their own prices but insignificantly
    to changes in expenditures. The study partially incorporated the interdependent demand relationships between fresh fruits (vegetables) and all other commodities, yet effectively avoided the problems of insufficient degrees of freedom. Published on Mar 30, 2096.

  • Cowpea Curculio in Southern Pea (C 1038)

    This publication describes ways to identify and manage cowpea curculio damage in Southern pea. Published on Apr 30, 2014.

  • Designing Research and Demonstration Tests for Farmers' Fields (B 1177)

    As farmers and farm advisers, you make many management choices during a growing season. For example, you may have to decide which cultivar to plant, which herbicide to use, how frequently to apply a fungicide, and what rate of nematicide to use. Often the information needed to make the best decision is available to you, but when it is not available you can frequently compare the options by conducting your own small experiments. Your experiments can be just as valid as any university study if you follow a few important principles of experimental design. Published on Jan 31, 2017.

  • Fresh Market Broccoli Production for Georgia (B 1460)

    This publication addresses considerations of horticulture, entomology, and plant pathology for production of fresh market broccoli in Georgia. Published on Oct 31, 2016.

  • Growing Vegetables Organically (B 1011)

    This publication is a comprehensive guide to growing vegetables organically, including location, planning, irrigation, soil preparation, composting, fertilizers, successive planting and crop rotation, mulching and insect control. Published on May 31, 2014.

  • Managing Fruit and Vegetable Waste (C 988)

    The production, harvest, sorting and packing of fruits and vegetables produces close to a billion pounds of produce annually. These processes also result in material that is rotten, has bad spots, or is removed from packing lines. Properly dealing with discarded products can reduce the potential for environmental pollution while also protecting the individual who is responsible for the discarded materials. Published on Apr 30, 2014.

  • Pollination of Vegetable Crops cover image Pollination of Vegetable Crops (C 934)

    Plants develop seeds through a process called pollination. Pollination is the transfer of pollen from the stamen (male flower part) to the pistil (female flower part). Published on Nov 30, 2014.

  • UGA Weed Control Programs for Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower 2016 (C 1079)

    When it comes to growing commercial broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower, crop rotation, tillage, and a sound herbicide program are all often critical components for long-term success. This circular focuses on developing sound herbicide programs for cole crops while minimizing crop injury for the following production systems: 1) transplanting into mulch, 2) transplanting into bare ground, and 3) seeding into bare ground. It is critical for growers to understand that their specific production practices may alter weed and crop responses; thus, growers must evaluate these programs on limited acres until gaining experience. Published on Apr 30, 2014.

  • Weights and Processed Yields of Fruits and Vegetables (C 780)

    Marketing fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets, roadside markets, and pick-your-own farms is an important and growing method of marketing. However, many of the containers used are not practical for consumers. Published on Apr 30, 2014.

Unavailable Publications

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