Biology, identification and management of various plant diseases.
Varieties, soils, planting, nutrient, harvesting and packaging information for yellow storage onions.
This publication provides guidelines for growing garlic in cold climates. The major areas addressed include variety selection, soils, cultural practices, pest management, harvesting, and storage.
Knowing the production requirements and the response of broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower cultivars to local growing conditions is essential in producing a consistently high quality product.
Varieties, soil conditions, seeding, fertilizers, irrigation management, and harvesting information for carrots.
This publication describes the cultural practices that must be considered to produce asparagus successfully.
Risk management, structures, the high tunnel environment, cultural practices, crop production, crops, and finances (53 MB PDF).
Supplemental fertilizer applications become necessary when the soil cannot supply the level of nutrient required.
Add amendments based on soil test results, crop requirements, nutrient content, available sources, potential improvements, and cost–benefit analysis.
Tools include plant tissue analysis and visual symptoms of nutrient deficiency and toxicity.
The composition of fresh versus composted manure, nutrient availability from manure/compost, and calculation of how much manure/compost to apply.
Understanding nutrient cycles helps to maintain soil fertility and protect water resources.
Choosing cultivars, selecting and preparing a site, and planting.
Risk management, business planning and start-up, and marketing (4.4 MB PDF).
Strawberries can be successfully grown on a commercial scale throughout much of Minnesota.
The fundamentals of training young vines can be applied to any of the trellis systems. Here we discuss some of the specific needs of growing cold-hardy hybrid grapevines.
IPM: A risk management framework to improve decision-making
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