Sustainable Vegetable Production From Start-Up to Market
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Northeast Region Agricultural Engineering Service
Primarily for aspiring and beginning commercial vegetable growers; (also useful to) experienced growers, Extension and other educators, serious gardeners.
"Grower Profiles and Enterprise Budgets for Vegetable Crops" provides experiences of 32 vegetable growers and shows budgets. A glossary, references, 91 illustrations, 36 sidebars, 20 tables, and six appendixes provide additional information.
- Sustainable, integrated, and organic production systems
- Getting started
- Farm business management
- Marketing crops
- Soil fertility
- Integrated pest, insect, disease, weed, and wildlife management
- On-farm composting
- Crop rotation
- Cover crops
- Green manures
- Tillage equipment
- Field preparation
- Irrigation and spraying systems
- Harvest and postharvest handling
- Season extension