Processing Vegetable Budgets Updated

Nate Bruce, Farm Business Management Specialist, Enterprise budgets for processing vegetables have been updated with prices and information for 2022. You can use these budgets to estimate your production costs and returns for several different crops: pickling cucumbers, sweet… Continue Reading

Pollen Supply and Sex Expression Affects Fruit Set in Cucurbits

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; Most cucurbit crops including cantaloupes, watermelons, squashes, pumpkins, and cucumbers produce separate male and female flowers (cantaloupes have some perfect flowers). The male flower produces the pollen that must be transferred to… Continue Reading

Replant Decisions in Vegetables

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; and Emmalea Ernest, Associate Scientist, Vegetable Crops Heavy rains after planting, cold temperatures, wind damage, and sandblasting have caused stand reductions in some sweet corn plantings. When stands are reduced, vegetable… Continue Reading