|Building Soil Organic Matter with Cover Crops||
When growing vegetables and specialty crops, a soil high in organic matter is very desirable. When examining soils in Virginia, we struggle to find soils that are naturally high in organic matter.
|Aug 11, 2009||2906-1381|
|Characteristics of Good Quality Transplants||
If you're planning to use transplants this spring make sure the 2005 season gets off to a productive start by planting good quality transplants. While terms like "good quality" leave room for some subjective interpretation, there are characteristics that can be defined to aid in determining if the transplants are of good quality.
|Apr 24, 2015||2906-1383 (AREC-141NP)|
|Consider Pumpkins and Gourds for Fall Harvest Crop Options||
Pumpkins and gourds can be grown in areas all across Virginia. As fall-harvest crops, they offer growers the opportunity to further diversify.
|Aug 4, 2009||2906-1368|
|Determining the Cause of Plant Problems||Aug 11, 2009||2906-1382|
|Evaluation of Household Water Quality in King George County, Virginia, January-February 2009, Virginia Household Water Quality Program||Nov 23, 2010||3010-1512|
|U-Picks and Good Ag Practices||
As we near the time of year when customers frequent U-pick operations, growers should give some thought to minimizing risks associated with customers picking produce on your farm. This is actually one of the concepts with the GAPS (Good Agricultural Practices) program. Of particular concern is minimizing microbial contamination to the produce.
|Jul 28, 2009||2906-1348|