Summer Vegetables (Part 1)

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-02 Whether you’re a new or experienced vegetable buyer, you’re likely to find helpful information and cooking inspiration in this pamphlet. It offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking cabbage, eggplant, and tomatoes (4 pages). Download Article

Summer Vegetables (Part 2)

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-03 If you’re looking for a new way to prepare carrots or aren’t sure how to store that zucchini you brought home from the market, look no further. This pamphlet offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking beans, carrots, and summer squash (4 […]

Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel is a great ornamental edible, with ferny fronds that add textural contrast in plantings, as well as tasting great. To learn more about this versatile plant, read this article…

Ramps, Allium tricoccum

There aren’t many native woodland plants that also double as vegetables, but the spring ephemeral Allium tricoccum is one. To find out more about this perennial plant, read this article…

Root-Knot Nematode

Root-knot nematodes are small, soilborne, worm-like organisms that infect many agricultural and horticultural plants. This publication describes the symptoms, and management of root-knot nematodes in Wisconsin.

Foliar Nematodes

Foliar nematodes are microscopic worm-like organisms that live in and on leaves (and other above-ground plants parts). Learn what to look for and how to manage foliar nematodes in this factsheet.

May/June Beetles

May/June beetles or “Junebugs” are native insects common throughout Wisconsin often be seen near lights on early summer evenings. Learn about these large beetles and their larva in the soil in this factsheet.

Insect Pest Management for Greenhouses

This handy chart lists pesticides that are most effective against common greenhouse pests such as aphids, scales, leafminers, spider mites, and thrips. Formulation, effectiveness, cautions, and other details are provided.

Bacterial Soft Rot

Bacterial soft rots are diseases that damage succulent plant parts including fruits, tubers, stems and bulbs. Learn how to identify and avoid problems with bacterial soft rot in this factsheet.

Common Corn Smut

Common corn smut is a fungal disease that affects field, pop and sweet corn, and forms swellings (galls) on ears, kernels, tassels, husks, leaves, stalks, buds and even aerial roots of the plant. Learn more here.

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