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.

       Date
    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.

    Registration

    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

Diseases

Insects

Fertilizers

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

Diseases

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
qrwang@ufl.edu

 

 

 

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Sprinkler Irrigation for Cold Protection

Managing Resistance

Insecticides-Insecticide Resistance Action Committee-IRAC : www.irac-online.org

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

Fungicides-Fungicide Resistance Action Committee-FRAC: www.frac.info
Fungicide Resistance

Herbicides-Herbicide Resistance Action Committee-HRAC: www.hracglobal.com
Herbicide Resistance Weeds