Winter-Killed Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; gcjohn@udel.edu Cover crops that put on significant growth in the fall and then die during the winter can be very useful tools for vegetable cropping systems. These winter-killed cover crops add organic matter,… Continue Reading

Strip-Till, Biological Strip-Till and No-Till Systems Using Cover Crops for Seedless Watermelon Production

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; gcjohn@udel.edu Strip-Till, Biological Strip Till, and No-Till Systems Using Cover Crops for Seedless Watermelon Production Seedless watermelons are the most important fresh market vegetable crop on the Delmarva Peninsula with over 5,000 acres… Continue Reading

No-Till and Vertical Tillage for Processing Vegetables

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; gcjohn@udel.edu No-Till Processing Vegetables There is increased interest in no-till production of processing vegetables. No-till production is possible for most of our common processing vegetables. However, success will depend upon a number of… Continue Reading