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Asparagus Crown Production

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Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details described here is important so that all requirements for certified plant production can be met. Certified plants are most saleable and bring a premium price. One-year-old crowns will produce a healthy asparagus planting.

Authors: 
Douglas Sanders
Publisher: 
NC State University
Year: 
2,001

Iowa High Tunnel Fruit and Vegetable Production Manual

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High tunnels are valuable assets to growers enabling them to produce high yields of quality horticultural crops. However, different strategies and more detailed management are required with this method of production. The objective of this workbook is to provide growers with the information and resources to use high tunnels effectively, enhance productivity and net income, and learn from the experience of other high tunnel users.

Authors: 
Eldon Everhart
Authors: 
Ray Hansen
Authors: 
Donald Lewis
Authors: 
Linda Naeve
Authors: 
Henry Taber
Publisher: 
Iowa State University
Year: 
2,010

Pruning Peach Trees

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Authors: 
Richard P. Marini
Authors: 
Gregory Peck
Authors: 
Alson H. Smith
Publisher: 
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Year: 
2,014

Seasonal Apiary Management for Missouri

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This guide provides a yearly management program to maintain beehives for satisfactory honey production.

Authors: 
Raymond A. Nabors
Publisher: 
University of Missouri
Year: 
1,998

Organic Vegetable IPM Guide

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Interest in nonchemical pest control has increased over the past several years. To some people, this means the same as “organic farming,” which implies nature’s way. But in this publication, we talk about controlling pests without chemicals, or at least fewer chemicals. This approach does have some limitations. Here are some of them:

Authors: 
Rick Snyder
Authors: 
Blake Layton
Authors: 
David Ingram
Authors: 
Pat Harris
Authors: 
James H. Jarratt
Authors: 
Frank Killebrew
Authors: 
John D. Byrd
Publisher: 
Mississippi State University
Year: 
2,013

Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

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Two bee colonies are the ideal number for a beginning apiarist. Expand in a couple of years after your experience and confidence grow. A single hive will produce 50 to 100 pounds of honey each year.

Authors: 
Raymond A. Nabors
Publisher: 
University of Missouri Extension
Year: 
2,000

Highbush Blueberry Production

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Authors: 
Kathleen Demchak
Authors: 
Jayson K. Harper
Authors: 
Lynn F. Kime
Publisher: 
Pennsylvania State University
Year: 
2,014

Tracking Demographics and U.S. Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Patterns

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Many factors have affected food consumption patterns over the last twenty-five years. In the following pages we will explore these trends in more detail and consider the impact of current trends on future consumption.

Authors: 
Roberta Cook
Publisher: 
UC Davis
Year: 
2,011

Grape Powdery Mildew

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Authors: 
Bernd Maier
Authors: 
Natalie Goldberg
Publisher: 
New Mexico State University
Year: 
2,010
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