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Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers

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Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers Purdue University
Dan Egel, Botany and Plant Pathology (lead author)
Ricky Foster, Entomology
Elizabeth Maynard, Horticulture.
University of Illinois
Rick Weinzierl, Entomology
Mohammad Babadoost, Plant Pathology
Iowa State University
Patrick O’Malley, Horticulture
Ajay Nair, Horticulture
Kansas State University
Raymond Cloyd, Entomology
Cary Rivard, Horticulture
Megan Kennelly, Plant Pathology
University of Minnesota
Bill Hutchison, Entomology
Lincoln University of Missouri
Jaime Piñero, State IPM Specialist
Ohio State University
Celeste Welty, Entomology
Douglas Doohan, Horticulture and Crop Science
Sally Miller, Plant Pathology

This annual guide is a summary of currently suggested vegetable varieties, seeding rates, fertilizer rates, weed control, insect control, and disease control measures for commercial growers. It provides recommendations for growers in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio.


  • Planting
  • Spraying
  • Cultivating
  • Harvesting
  • Storing
  • Varieties
  • Maturity dates
  • Handling
  • Storage life
  • Estimated yields per acre


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