Cole Crops Disorder: Blackleg

Karen Delahaut, Walt Stevenson Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3802 Once a very destructive disease, blackleg of cole crops has become less important with the introduction of effective control measures. The fungus affects most cole crops, especially cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, radish, rutabaga, and white mustard. Black mustard, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, turnip, and wild radish are […]

Mulches for Home Gardens and Plantings

Boost your garden’s production with mulches. This publication shows when to use organic mulches, like bark or leaves, and synthetic mulches, like plastic sheets, and teaches how to apply them.

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

Ralstonia Wilt

Pest Alert Authors: Brian Hudelson, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Last Revised: 05/01/2020 X-number: XHT1011 What is Ralstonia wilt?  Ralstonia wilt (also sometimes known as Southern wilt) is a usually lethal disease that affects over 250 plants in over 40 plant families.  Susceptible greenhouse-grown ornamentals include, but are not limited to, plants in the genera Capsicum, Cosmos, Cyclamen, Dahlia, Fuschsia, Gerbera, Hydrangea, Impatiens, Lantana, Nasturtium and Pelargonium.  Vegetables such as eggplant, pepper, potato […]

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