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Each summer brings many questions about vegetable yields, weights and storage conditions. The list in this publication is compied to help vegetable growers determine approximate yields to expect, what their usual packing weights are, and if necessary, conditions required for storage.
Studies were conducted during 2007, 2008 and 2009 using air-assist sprayers. The objective of the studies was to determine the most effective operating parameters of air-assist sprayers that reduce the effects of FHB. The spray studies were completed on both hard red spring wheat and six-row barley at the recommended application stage for both crops.
This circular outlines some of the propagation techniques which may be carried out by those interested in perpetuating their favorite plants.
Composting and utilizing compost are advantageous tools in nutrient management plans that, when managed properly, reduce the potential to pollute and benefit crops. Compost is a mixture of organic residues (manure, animal carcasses, straw, etc.) that have been piled, mixed and moistened to undergo thermophilic (high heat 113 to 160 degrees Fahrenheit) decomposition.
This publication is directed at providing some ideas, encouragement and basic information. When coupled with a fertile imagination and common sense, a desirable landscape should be the result.