Chipmunk and Ground Squirrel Ecology and Damage Management

Author(s): David Drake, Carolin Tappe, Ryan Klausch, Jason Suckow In the 11th publication of the Living with Wildlife series, authors describe the life, habits, and habitat of chipmunks and ground squirrels as well as nonlethal and lethal ways of mitigating the damage they cause (4 pages; 2013). Download Article

Tomato Disorder: Post-Harvest Fruit Diseases

Karen Delahaut, Walt Stevenson Revised:  10/24/2011 Item number:  A3799 Even though symptoms may not appear until after harvest, many of the disease-causing organisms that cause fruit rot infect tomatoes before they ripened. Once fruit is infected, little can be done during harvest or storage to reduce the damage. Most fruit rot fungi and bacteria also […]

Tomato Disorder: Physiological Fruit Problems

Karen Delahaut, Walt Stevenson Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3798 Environmental factors can affect the look—and sometimes the flavor—of developing tomato fruits. Because these problems are not caused by disease organisms, there are no pesticide recommendations for prevention or management. This 4-page publication briefly covers blossom end rot, blotchy ripening, catfacing, growth cracks, puffiness, and sunscald. […]

Home-Grown Tomatoes for Wisconsin

H.C. Harrison Revised:  10/20/2011 Item number:  A1691 Tomatoes are one of the most nutritionally rich of all vegetables and grown easily in the home garden. Here’s how to get started and care for your tomatoes from growth to harvest (6 pages). Click on links to read publication. Download Article

Fall Vegetables

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-04 Many fall vegetables have unique flavors, and under proper storage conditions, some types of fall vegetables can last for months. This pamphlet offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking beets, Brussels sprouts, and winter squash (4 pages). Download Article

Spring Vegetables

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-01 The sight of spring vegetables at the farmers’ market means growing season has returned to Wisconsin. This pamphlet offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking asparagus, peas, and spinach (4 pages). Download Article

Growing Tomatoes, Peppers, and Eggplants in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3687 This publication is packed with practical information for organic and conventional growers, and it’s tailored to Wisconsin’s growing conditions (24 pages).     Download Article

Growing Salad Greens in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3788 Salad greens provide market gardeners a high-value crop that brings a premium price if grown and marketed successfully. Salad mixes have become particularly popular among customers seeking convenience. Salad mix is a collection of leafy greens pre-mixed and sold together. This idea originated in France centuries […]

Growing Onions, Garlic, Leeks, and Other Alliums in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3785 This detailed publication offers plenty of tips on how to grow various alliums such as sweet onions, leeks, storage onions, scallions, and garlic. Includes information on site and cultivar selection, planting, soil and irrigation management, dealing with insects, diseases, and weeds, and tips for harvesting, handling, […]

Growing Carrots, Beets, Radishes, and Other Root Crops in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3686 This detailed publication is packed with practical information for organic and conventional growers of root crops such as carrots, radishes, beets, parsnips, rutabagas, and turnips, and it’s tailored to Wisconsin’s growing conditions (21 pages).   Click on link to read publication. Download Article

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