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                                   See Extension Calendar of Events

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

Timely Topics

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

Vegetable Field days

January 2015




Managing thrips Tomato Fertilizer
Squash- downy    mildew Chili thrips Fertilizer technology
Tomato-Tospoviruses Melon thrips  
Melon thrips - chemistries
Basil – downy mildew Pepper weevil –  fact sheet


Squash – powdery mildew Pepper weevil – biol. / chem.  
Soil tmt – celery + cabbage Pepper weevil - varieties
  Tomato –    silverleaf whitefly


January 2015


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