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BOOKS

Title: 2001 organic farm management handbook
Contributors: Edited by Nic Lampkin and Mark Measures
Published: Aberystwyth, Wales : Organic Farming Research Unit, Institute of Rural Studies, University of Wales ; Hampstead Marshall, Berkshire, England : Organic Advisory Service, Elm Farm Research Centre , 2001 4th ed.

Summary: This handbook, produced in the United Kingdom, provides business management information for farmers and others concerned with the management of organic farms. There are chapters on marketing, certification, conversion to organic farming, crop production, arable crop gross margins, livestock production, whole farm performance, environmental management and information resources.

ISBN: 1872064329
Call Number: 53 TWO
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Alternative field crops , Cover crops and green manure crops , Crop production , Economic forecasting , Farm management and decision making , Forage crops , Livestock , Organic certification , Organic farming , Vegetables

Title: Advanced home gardening : cutting-edge growing techniques for home gardeners
Author: Miranda Smith
Published: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Creative Homeowner , c2001

Summary: Readers will learn how to grow flowers, vegetables, herbs, and fruits with less effort and more yields.

ISBN: 1580110738
Call Number: 61.3 SMI
Subjects: Flower gardening , Fruit culture , Gardening , Herbs , Vegetables

Title: Breed your own vegetable varieties : the gardener's and farmer's guide to plant breeding and seed saving
Author: Carol Deppe
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Co. , 2000

Summary: A definitive guide to plant breeding and seed saving for the serious home gardener and small-scale farmer or commercial grower. Discover how to breed for a wide range of different traits (flavor, size, pest resistance, cold tolerance, etc.), how to save seed and maintain varieties, how to conduct your own variety trials and other farm or garden-based research, and how to breed for performance under organic or sustainable growing methods.

ISBN: 1890132721
Call Number: 62.045 DEP
Subjects: Biodiversity , On-farm research , Plant Breeding , Seed saving , Seeds , Vegetables

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Four-season harvest : organic vegetables from your home garden all year long
Author: Eliot Coleman
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Co. , 1999 Revised and expanded ed.

Summary: Building on the author's earlier work, this book shows how to produce organically grown vegetables throughout the coldest seasons. Chapters cover compost, planning, preparing, planting and cultivating the outdoor garden, cold frames, tunnels and the covered garden, root cellars and the underground garden. There are new chapters on seeds, ducks in the garden, winter gardens and plant protection.

ISBN: 1890132276
Call Number: 62.05 COL
Subjects: Cold frames , Compost , Garden structures , Greenhouses, construction , Organic gardening , Root cellars , Season extenders , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: Garden seed inventory : an inventory of seed catalogs listing all non-hybrid vegetable seeds available in the United States and Canada
Published: Decorah, IA : Seed Savers Exchange , c1999 5th ed.

Summary: This unique catalog of catalogs provides access to every non-hybrid vegetable variety available from all of the mail-order seed companies in the U.S. and Canada.

ISBN: 1882424549
Call Number: 60.11 GAR
Subjects: Seeds , Vegetables

Title: Greenbook
Contributors: Edited by Wayne Monsen (1996). Edited by Prescott Bergh (1997-1999). Compiled by the Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program staff (1997-2000).
Published: St. Paul, MN : Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program, Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture , 1996-

Summary: The annual report of the Energy and Sustainable Agriculture Program (ESAP), the Greenbook provides information about ESAP programs, and ESAP funded on-farm demonstration activities and findings as well as introductory essays on a variety of topics related to sustainable agriculture. The submissions are grouped into general categories-- alternative crops, cropping systems and soil fertility, fruits and vegetables, livestock systems and whole farm systems. Earlier ESAP activities focused on the environmental and economic aspects of farming. More recently, ESAP activities explore the impacts of farming both on and off the farm, in watersheds, and in local and international markets, and how sustainable agriculture affects communities and ecosystems. Greenbook '96 : leading the way : sustainable agriculture in Minnesota, Greenbook '97 : tools for success, Greenbook '98 : a diversity of tools, Greenbook '99 : a decade of tools, Greenbook 2000 : marketing sustainable agriculture.

Call Number: 50.9 GRE
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Crop production , Farm profiles, demonstration farms , Fertility , Fruits , Livestock , On-farm research , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables

Title: Growing your own vegetablesPart 2 : home garden vegetables
Published: Washington, D.C., : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture , December, 1977
Series: Agriculture information bulletin no. 409

Summary: This is a reprint of Part 2 from the 1977 Yearbook of Agriculture, Gardening for food and fun. Includes information on planning the vegetable garden, growing transplants, planting and care of container plants. Most of the book is devoted to growing various types of vegetables, including root crops, cole crops, cucurbits, greens, asparagus, sweet potatoes, herbs, okra, tomatoes, peppers and eggplants, corn, beans and peas.

Call Number: 62.2 GRO
Subjects: Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: Knott's handbook for vegetable growers
Author: Donald N. Maynard
Second Author: George J. Hochmuth
Published: New York, N.Y. : John Wiley & Sons , c1997 4th ed.

Summary: Considered to be a reference tool for commercial vegetable growers. Filled with tables and charts and detailed specifics on planting rates, schedules, and spacing; soils and fertilizers; methods of controlling diseases; greenhouse vegetable and crop production; insect pest identification; harvesting and storage; and vegetable marketing. The fourth edition contains information on drip irrigation, seed priming, seed germination tests, plant tissue testing; petiole sap testing, windbreaks and weed management. There is a revised discussion of allowable pesticide and herbicide use as well worker protection standards.

ISBN: 04711311512
Call Number: 62.08 MAY
Subjects: Fertility , Harvesting , Irrigation , Pest control , Seed storing , Seeds , Soils , Truck farms , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, greenhouse , Weed management

Title: Midwest vegetable production guide '99 for commercial growers
Contributors: Rick Foster ... [et. al]
Published: West Lafayette, IN : Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service , 1998?

Summary: The guide includes a variety of topics, including pollination, pest, disease and weed management, labor law and worker safety information, liming, plastic mulch, and soil sampling, and recommendations (varieties, planting and care advice, fertilizing, pest control methods, and harvesting) for nearly forty vegetable crops.

Call Number: 62.08 MID
Subjects: Crop production , Pest control , Pesticides , Vegetables

Title: Midwest vegetable production guide for commercial growers 1996
Contributors: Rick Foster ... [et. al.]
Published: Columbia , MO : Cooperative Extension Service, University of Missouri and Lincoln University , December, 1995

Summary: The guide includes a variety of topics, including pollination, pest, disease and weed management, labor law and worker safety information, liming, plastic mulch, and soil sampling, and recommendations (varieties, planting and care advice, fertilizing, pest control methods, and harvesting) for nearly forty vegetable crops.

Call Number: 62.08 MID
Subjects: Crop production , Pest control , Pesticides , Vegetables

Title: Midwest vegetable production guide for commercial growers 2002
Contributors: Rick Foster ... [et. al.]
Published: Columbia, MO : University of Missouri System Extension Service ; Lincoln University , 2002

Summary: This edition of the Guide includes new or revised sections on nematodes and chemigation, sections on pumpkin, tomato, and sweet corn varieties, updates in management of pests, weeds, and diseases as well as recommendations for a variety of vegetable crops.

Call Number: 62.08 MID
Subjects: Crop production , Pest control , Pesticides , Plant diseases , Vegetables , Weed management

Title: The new organic grower : a master's manual of tools and techniques for the home and market gardener
Author: Eliot Coleman
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Company , 1995 Revised and Expanded ed.

Summary: A presentation of the simplest and most sustainable ways of growing top-quality organic vegetables, including farm-generated fertility, moveable greenhouses, winter gardens, and pest management. Written for the serious gardener and small market farmer.

ISBN: 093003175X
Call Number: 61.3 COL
Subjects: Organic farming , Organic gardening , Small farms , Truck farms , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: The new organic grower's four-season harvest : how to harvest fresh organic vegetables from your home garden all year long
Author: Eliot Coleman
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Co. , c1992

Summary: This book shows how to produce organically grown vegetables throughout the coldest seasons in all climate zones with little extra time and effort. Chapters cover compost, planning, preparing, planting and cultivating the outdoor garden, cold frames, tunnels and the covered garden, root cellars and the underground garden, plants and pests, and growing tips for 50 vegetable crops.

ISBN: 0930031571
Call Number: 62.05 COL
Subjects: Cold frames , Compost , Garden structures , Organic gardening , Root cellars , Season extenders , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: The New York Times book of vegetable gardening
Author: Joan Lee Faust
Published: New York, N.Y. : Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co. , c1975

Summary: Chapters include reasons for growing your own, getting started, soil, plant nutrition, proper tools, starting seed indoors, preparing the soil, planting and cultivating, season extension, mulching, composting, weeds, watering, insect control, diseases, small-scale gardens, indoor growing, saving the surplus, and preparing for winter. The are alphabetically arranged descriptions of 44 vegetables and 12 herbs.

ISBN: 0891040307
Call Number: 62.2 FAU
Subjects: Herbs , Small-scale gardening , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: Research for small farms : proceedings of the special symposium
Contributors: Howard W. Kerr, Jr. and Lloyd Knutson, editors
Published: Washington, D.C. : Agricultural Research Service, U.S.D.A. , 1982
Series: Miscellaneous publication no. 1422

Summary: The symposium was held November 15-18, 1981, at the Beltsville (MD) Agricultural Research Center. The papers presented results of research on small farm agriculture and identified additional research needs. Sections included an overview of small farms, horticulture, livestock and forage, and socioeconomic, marketing, and family considerations.

Call Number: 57 RES
Subjects: Agricultural research , Alternative agriculture , Berries , Fruits , Livestock , Small farms , Vegetables

Title: Saving seeds : the gardener's guide to growing and storing vegetable and flower seeds
Author: Marc Rogers
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1990

Summary: How to raise, harvest and store seeds for the easiest-to-grow and most popular vegetables and ornamental plants. Chapters in Part I discuss reasons for raising seeds, how seeds are formed, annuals biennials and perennials, pollination, selecting seed parents, collecting seeds, extracting and drying seeds, storing and testing seeds. Parts II and III discuss vegetables and flowers respectively.

ISBN: 0882666347
Call Number: 60.11 ROG
Subjects: Flower gardening , Flowers , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: The small commercial garden : how to make $10,000 a year in your backyard
Author: Dan Haakenson
Published: Bismarck, ND : DakotaOak , 1998, c1995 2nd ed.

Summary: The first and second chapters provide background for commercial gardening. Subsequent chapters cover marketing, commercial design, planning, transplants, growing, harvesting, and recommended crops.

ISBN: 0964286114
Call Number: 62.08 HAA
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Market gardening , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, marketing

Title: Sustainable practices for vegetable production in the South
Author: Mary Peet
Published: Newburyport, MA : Focus Publishing , c1996

Summary: Part I has three chapters on sustainable production techniques-- covering soil management, cover crops and mulches, and conservation tillage. The second part has four chapters on integrated pest management. Part III presents background information on the 12 most important groups of vegetables grown in the southeastern United States. Where possible, crop chapters include specific information on cover crops, rotations, or other sustainable practices.

ISBN: 0941051552
Call Number: 62.1 PEE
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Integrated pest management , Mulches , Plant diseases , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables , Weed management

Title: Sustainable vegetable production from start-up to market
Author: Vernon P. Grubinger
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension , c1999

Summary: This publication is intended to help aspiring and experienced growers to plan and manage profitable and environmentally friendly vegetable production systems. Chapters cover the background of sustainable systems, getting started in vegetable farming, farm business management, marketing, soil management, composting, rotation, cover crops, tillage, seeds, irrigation and spraying, harvesting, season extension, and disease, pest and weed management.

ISBN: 093581745X
Call Number: 62.1 GRU
Subjects: Fertility , Irrigation , Market gardening , Pest control , Season extenders , Seeds , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables , Weed management

Title: Vegetable gardening in the Midwest
Author: C.E. Voigt
Second Author: J.S. Vandemark
Published: Urbana-Champaign, IL : University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service , c1995

Summary: This gardening book was prepared in response to the need for a complete and accurate guide to growing vegetables and herbs successfully under midwestern conditions. The first section of the book deals with various aspects of planning, preparing, planting and caring for the garden and starting plants at home. The remainder contains detailed information about major vegetables (recommended varieties, when and how to plant, care, harvesting, disease and insect problems, and answers to the most commonly asked questions), minor vegetables and herbs.

ISBN: 1883097061
Call Number: 62.2 VOI
Subjects: Herbs , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

BOOKLETS

Title: Cold storage : for fruits and vegetables
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey communications , c1978
Series: Storey Publishing Bulletin A-87

Summary: This booklet discusses building and using a root cellar.

Call Number: 32.43 COL
Subjects: Cold storage, refrigeration , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Root cellars , Vegetables

Title: A risk assessment of selected fresh market vegetables
Author: Roger A. Hinson
Published: Baton Rouge, LA : Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station , October, 1991

Summary: Vegetable crops are a high-income alternative to conventional row crops in Lousiana, however, the marketing risks are perceived to be much greater than with row crops because vegetables are perishable. One focus of vegetable marketing research has been the identification of potential markets where price exceeds estimated cost of production. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the trade-off between expected price level and price variability for alternative marketing strategies.

Call Number: 62.08 HIN
Subjects: Marketing research , Vegetables , Vegetables, risk assessment

Title: Selected fruit and vegetable planning budgets
Author: Charles D. DeCourley
Second Author: Kevin C. Moore
Published: Columbia, MO : Dept. of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia

Summary: The planning budgets in this manual assist growers in estimating their own costs and returns for selected fruits and vegetables. Acceptable production practices, labor requirements and inputs are also included, as are estimated costs for various stages in the crop cycle. The budgets also show expected returns and when they can be received. With this information, growers can make management decisions in the planning stage.

Call Number: 62.08 DEC
Subjects: Farm management and decision making , Fruit production, budgets , Vegetables , Vegetables, budgets

Title: Vegetable production handbook for fresh market growers
Author: John M. Gerber ... [et. al.]
Published: Urbana-Champaign, IL : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service , 1985?

Summary: Preliminary sections include marketing, crop selection, variety selection, sites and soils, soil fertility, general culture and pest management. Descriptions of fifteen major vegetables follow.

Call Number: 62.1 VEG
Subjects: Vegetables

Title: Video resource & viewing guide
Contributors: Produced by Rooy Media
Published: Emmaus , PA : Rodale Institute
Series: Farmer-to farmer : strategies for sustainable agriculture

Summary: This booklet is intended for individual or group use (and follow-up discussion) with any of the six videos of the Farmer-to-farmer series, titled Field crops, Rotational grazing, Vegetables, IPM for vegetables and small fruits, IPM for apples, and High-value marketing. The booklet contains sets of questions related to each video topic and resources that can help find answers to any additional questions of viewers or group participants.

Call Number: 50.9 VID
Subjects: Alternative field crops , Apples , Fruits , Fruits, small , Grazing , Integrated pest management , Marketing , Pasture management , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables

Title: The winter-harvest manual : farming the back side of the calendar
Author: Eliot Coleman
Published: Harborside, ME : Four Season Farm , c1998

Summary: This manual records the author's recent experiences in planning, carrying out, and fine tuning a fresh vegetable production and marketing operation via commercial greenhouse production of fresh vegetables in cold-winter climates without supplementary heat, hence, on the "backside" of the calendar.

Call Number: 62.05 COL
Subjects: Greenhouses, production , Growing seasons , Season extenders , Vegetables , Vegetables, greenhouse

VIDEOS

Title: Alternative cropsPart II
Published: Stillmore, OK : Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Oklahoma State University

Publishers Number: TC 47
Call Number: 60.8 ALT
Subjects: Fruits , Marketing , Risk assessment , Vegetables

Title: Biological control of vegetable pests : with Pam Moran
Published: Baree, MA : Northeast Organic Association , c1988

Publishers Number: 8809
Call Number: 62.073 BIO
Subjects: Biological pest control , Pest control , Vegetables

Title: Controlled rotational cover cropping in the bio-extensive market garden : a slide presentation by Anne and Eric Nordell at the 1996 P.A.S.A. Conference
Published: [Millheim, PA : Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture?] , 1996

Call Number: 62.1 CON
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Crop production , Herb gardening , Market gardening , Vegetables

Title: Cultural weed control in vegetable crops
Published: Davis , CA : University of California-Davis , c1993

Call Number: 62.1 CUL
Subjects: Vegetables , Weed management

Title: IPM for vegetables & small fruits
Contributors: Produced by Rooy Media ; presented by Rodale Institute
Published: Frederick, MD : Rooy Media , c1991
Series: Farmer to farmer, strategies for sustainable agriculture

Call Number: 62.073 I
Subjects: Fruits, small , Integrated pest management , Vegetables

Title: No-till vegetables : a sustainable way to increase profits, save soil, and reduce pesticides
Published: Highland Productions , c1997

Call Number: 62.1 NO
Subjects: Reduced chemical inputs , Soil conservation , Vegetables

Title: Salad gardening for profit : with Susan Moser
Published: Morton, WA : Selective Eye Video , c1992

Call Number: 62.3 SAL
Subjects: Salad Greens , Vegetables

Title: Vegetable seed saving techniques : Kent Whealy
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Association , c1993

Publishers Number: 9313
Call Number: 62.011 VEG
Subjects: Seed saving , Vegetables

Title: Vegetables
Contributors: Produced by Rooy Media ; presented by Rodale Institute
Published: Frederick, MD : Rooy Media , c1991
Series: Farmer to farmer, strategies for sustainable agriculture

Call Number: 62 VEG
Subjects: Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables

Title: Ways to grow : money-making ideas for small farmers : commercial vegetable production
Published: Fort Valley, GA : Fort Valley State College, Cooperative Extensive Program , c1989

Call Number: 62.08 WAY
Subjects: Vegetables

WEB PAGES

Vegetable Planting Calendar (University of Missouri)
Vegetable MD Online (Cornell University)
Vegetable Insect Identification (Purdue University)
Vegetable Growers Handbook (Texas A&M)
Sustainable Practices for Vegetable Production in the South (North Carolina State University)
Simple and Successful Vegetable Farming (University of Minnesota)
Selling Fruits and Vegetables (Iowa State University)
Scheduling Vegetable Plantings for Continuous Harvest (ATTRA)
Reference Material for Commercial Vegetable Producers and Extension Agents (University of Nebraska)
Packaging Requirements for Fresh Fruits And Vegetables (North Carolina State University)
MSU Extension Vegetable Bulletins (Michigan State University)
Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2008 (Purdue University)
Marketing Strategies for Vegetable Growers (University of Florida)
Market Gardening: A Start-up Guide (ATTRA)
Improving Soils for Vegetable Gardening (Ohio State University)
Growing Fruits, Vegetables, and Produce (Kansas State University)
General and Specialty Mail-Order Seed Sources (University of Nebraska)
Food Dehydration Options (ATTRA)
Fertilizing Vegetable Garden Soils (Ohio State University)
Farming a Few Acres of Vegetables (Kansas State University)
Drip Irrigation for Vegetable Production (Penn State University)
Commercial Vegetable Production: Fertigation of Vegetable Crops (Kansas State University)
Commercial Vegetable Crop Recommendations 2009-09 (University of Kentucky)


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