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Indiana Horticultural Congress 2014 - Selected Presentations

 

 Extending the Season for Vegetables with High Tunnels and More, Nov. 2013

 
collapse Presenter(s) : Matt Kleinhenz; Valerie Kinsman ‎(3)
1. Program ScheduleMatt Kleinhenz; Valerie KinsmanThe Ohio State University and Kinsman FarmExtending the Season for Vegetable Crops with High Tunnels and More_programhandout
2. Tunnels: High, Low, and In Between  and Getting Started with a High TunnelMatt Kleinhenz; Valerie KinsmanThe Ohio State University and Kinsman FarmNov13MorningHandoutsClick here for Adobe connect recording of morning session.
3. Opening the Fall-to-Spring Production and Marketing Window and Managing Winter Vegetable Varieties and GrowthMatt Kleinhenz; Valerie KinsmanThe Ohio State University; Kinsman FarmNov13AfternoonHandoutsClick here for Adobe connect recording of afternoon session.
 

Perennial Weed Management Discussed in Latest 'Focus on Tomato' Webcast

Perennial weed infestations in tomato crops can have many negative effects on crops, like lower  yields, added costs from losses due to insects and diseases, and reduced-quality products.
The latest Focus on Tomato webcast, titled “Managing Perennial Weeds in Tomatoes,” by Dr. Steve Weller at Purdue University summarizes different perennial weed types, shows examples of problem perennial weeds, and discusses techniques available for managing these weeds.

This talk particularly covers…

- Site preparation
- Elimination of perennial weeds before tomato crop planting
- Methods to manage perennial weeds in the tomato crop
- Perennial weeds management in rotation crops, especially agronomic crops
 

Presentations about good agricultural practices (GAPs) for food safety for fresh fruits and vegetables, insect management, disease management, fertigation, pumpkin seeds as snack food, pumpkin varieties, southern peas, and okra.

Presentations about vegetable insects, diseases, induced resistance, food trends, costs of tomato production, irrigation, manure use in vegetables, and cover crops.

Presentations about aphids, irrigation, varieties, soil health, insect management, phytophthora on cucurbits, weed control, and health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables

Season Extension Pest Management Webinar Series, Nov. 2010. Recordings and handouts available from the Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group at glvwg.ag.ohio-state.edu/projects.php#seasonextension​


Growing for Market Series, Jan. - Feb. 2009. Recorded audio with slides. Handouts may be downloaded from the 'file share' pod on the site for each session. Just select each file and click 'save to my computer.' Each session is about 2.5 hours. Session 1. It All Begins with You. Session 2. Basic Vegetable, Fruit, and Flower Culture. Part 1. Part 2. Session 3. Regulations: Weights and Measures, Containers, Samples, WIC. Session 4. Marketing Tools and Techniques. Session 5. The Big Day: Going to Market.


Vegetable Variety Showcase, November 29, 2007. Presentations reporting on variety trials conducted in Indiana in 2007. Includes streaming video (asx), handouts (pdf), slides (pdf) covering muskmelon and watermelon, sweet corn, pumpkins, and tomatoes. Full reports of trials are available in MW Vegetable Trial Report. 

​Presentations about cover crops, varieties, corn earworm, cucurbit diseases, weed control and high tunnels

Sweet Corn Varieties: Report on 2005 Trials in Northern Indiana. L. Maynard (pdf) (2006)