The Purdue Small Farms team has compiled a comprehensive list of resources for our small vegetable farmers. Find information ranging from vegetable management, insect and pest management, and planting calendars. If there is something missing or you need more information, always contact your local extension educator or one of the Small Farm Team members. Start with the following web resources provided by Purdue. Supplemental pdfs, grower guides, and planting calendars may be found below.
Vegetables are listed in alphabetical order and each one has a link to a Purdue University pdf replete with information concerning growing and management. Don't see what you are looking for? Find additional links listed after the vegetables and never hesitate to contact one of our team members!
Pests and Diseases
Resources for pest identification and management in addition to common diseases may be found below:
Anthracnose of Cucumbers and Melons
Common Vegetable Insects
Downy Mildew of Pumpkin
Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon
Fungicide Resistance Management
Gemmy Stem Blight of Melons
Late Blight (Tomato & Potato)
Pesticides on Potatoes
The following documents include calendars and frost dates for farmers. For consumers, helpful recipes for seasonal fruits and vegetables found on Indiana small farms are included as an additional resource.