Vegetable Crops

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Our specialists use the best research-based information to support agriculture in the state.  For our commercial growers, we provide workshops, fact sheets, programs, on-site consultations and comprehensive pest, plant and soil diagnostics. Eventhough some of this information may be useful to home gardeners, this page is focused on addressing production agriculture needs. 

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Cucurbit downy mildew (CDM) was identified in southern NH today, July 7, 2023. Learn More
Pest update for vegetable and fruit growers: SWD and western bean cutworm are being captured in southern NH. Learn More
Specialty Crop Growers Prepare to Shift Management Practices to Protect Against Destructive Flies
Recent changes in local and federal pesticide laws in our region have led to a push by researchers to develop better IPM strategies for managing Delia... Learn More


This fact sheet provides an overview of the most common reasons to use cover crops at home and lays out the most successful options for gardeners in N... Learn More
Recently, parthenocarpic varieties of eggplant (ones that set fruit without pollination) have been developed specifically for greenhouse and tunnel pr... Learn More
Aphids are an economically damaging pest for several crops.  This study aimed to explore the practicality of using insectary plants to attract predato... Learn More

Gardeners can grow most annuals, biennials, and many herbaceous perennials from seed. Sowing seed is less expensive than b... Learn More
Many growers in the region, especially organic growers, struggle with management of cabbage aphid in Brussels sprouts. Beginning in 2016, we have cond... Learn More
This Microsoft Excel-based enterprise budget aims to help growers evaluate the costs associated with producing salad greens grown on greenhouse bencht... Learn More