Leaf analyses are very effective tools to prevent nutrient deficiency-induced crop loss. They can also save you money by preventing overfertilization. Check your results against the chart.
University of California ANR
Onions, garlic, and leeks are good crops to grow for the farmers market because you can sell them at different stages of growth, their harvest dates are flexible, and you can store them. You can also make products such as garlic braids to add value to your crop. Onions and garlic are basic cooking ingredients and are healthy to eat. If you grow different types of onions such as sweet onions, fall green onions, and storage onions, you can harvest from early spring through late fall.
University of Wisconsin Extension
Appropriate production practices, careful harvesting, and proper packaging, storage, and transport all contribute to good produce quality. This publication covers postharvest practices suitable for small-scale operations, and points out the importance of production and harvesting techniques for improving quality and storability. Various methods for cooling fresh produce are discussed, and resources are listed for further information, equipment, and supplies.
Commercial red raspberry production is popular and successful in western Oregon and Washington, and on small acreages throughout the eastern parts of these states and in Idaho. This publication describes the biology of raspberries; cultivar selection; plantation establishment and maintenance; and many raspberry management topics, including marketing.
Chapter 1. Commercial Red Raspberry Production
Chapter 2. The Red Raspberry Plant
Chapter 3. Cultivar Selection
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