plasticulture

PA growers approve continuing vegetable marketing, research program

Keystone State growers have approved continuing the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program (PVMRP). Nearly 79% of the vegetable growers voting in the review referendum on the PVMRP voted “Yes” to continue the Program for... more »

Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Field Day registration opens

Registration is open for Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Field Day. The university is inviting fruit and vegetable growers to participate in Purdue Extension's annual event, which is scheduled for July 20 from 9 a.m. to 1... more »

Tight plastic important for good heat transfer

Plasticulture is a well-accepted cultural practice for many fresh vegetable crops. Plastic mulch helps control or reduce many diseases and weeds. It also increases yields, conserves moisture and maximizes nutrient applications. Another important characteristic is... more »

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