Commercial Vegetable Production

Click on one of the topics below for resources on:

Food Safety

Food safety should now be a part of every commercial vegetable grower’s program.  There are several websites that provide excellent information and resources about Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs):

Upcoming Classes

Payment must be made in the form of personal check or money order. We can not accept cash. Credit cards accepted online.

    Class, Location & Time

    January 6th & 7th
    Day 1: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
    with dinner to follow
    Day 2: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


    Starting a Successful
    Hydroponic Business

    A two-day workshop

    Vertical Horizon Farm
    9450 SE Gomez Avenue,     Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Timely Topics

This section will be used for timely topics that may interest commercial vegetable growers

Vegetable Field days

February 8, 2012




Basil – downy mildew

Melon thrips

Fertilizer technology

Squash – powdery mildew

Melon thrips - chemistries


Soil tmt – celery + cabbage

Pepper weevil – fact sheet


Pepper weevil – biol. / chem.

Pepper weevil - varieties

Tomato – silverleaf whitefly

August 23, 2012


Basil – downy mildew

Basil – downy mildew (Handout)


Contact Your Commercial Vegetable Agent

Qingren Wang, PhD
18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, FL 33030-2309
305-248-3311, ext. 234




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Sprinkler Irrigation for Cold Protection

Managing Resistance

Insecticides-Insecticide Resistance Action Committee-IRAC :

IRAC Mode of Action Poster
IRAC Mode of Action Whitefly Poster
Insecticide Resistance

Fungicides-Fungicide Resistance Action Committee-FRAC:
Fungicide Resistance

Herbicides-Herbicide Resistance Action Committee-HRAC:
Herbicide Resistance Weeds