Vegetarian Newsletter


Horticultural Sciences Department
A Vegetable Crops Extension Publication

February 2007

 


 

Announcements & News

 

The online version of the 2006-2007 Vegetable Production Handbook is now available online! Click here to visit it now.

 

Update on Methyl Bromide Critical Use Exemption
Click here to see the update

USDA Preharvest Security Guidelines and Checklist 2006

The USDA Preharvest Security Guidelines and Checklist 2006 is available at http://www.usda.gov/documents/PreHarvestSecurity_final.pdf. The document provides preharvest security resources and guidelines to for agricultural produces to help reduce security risks.

New EDIS Horticulture Publications

"Series del Manejo de Vegetales en Florida - Tipos de Tomate Roma y Redondo" was released by EDIS (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS329). This publication is a spanish version of VHO79 (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/VH079) and was written by Steven A. Sargent, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Teresa Olczyk and Elena Lon Kan. The publication features valuable information on Nutritional Value, Cultivar Selection and much more. Click on the links in the descriptions above to read this great publication!

University of Florida Potato Variety Spot Light: Red LaSoda was released by EDIS (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS323). This publication was written by Chad M. Hutchinson, Doug Gergela, Tom Donovan, David Dinkins and Edsel Redden. The publication highlights the 'Red LaSoda' variety of potato and features valuable information on planting, Fertilization and growth and more. Click on the links in the descriptions above to read this great new publication!

 

Direct link to the BMP Manual for Vegetables & Agronomic Crops in Florida