Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for New Jersey, 2015

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The Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations is recognized as the most comprehensive summary of current science-based information and pest management regulations for mid-Atlantic vegetable growers, and is also utilized by government agencies in the development of GAPs and BMPs, in addition to serving as a historical archive.
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Thomas Orton
George Hamilton
Brad Majek
Joanne Whalen
Andy Wyenandt
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
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Introduction and Table of Contents (475k PDF)

General Production Recommendations (296k PDF)

Soil and Nutrient Management (144k PDF)

Irrigation Management (68k PDF)

Pesticide Safety (260k PDF)

Pest Management (554k PDF)

Record Keeping and Other Resources (101k PDF)

Specific Commodity Recommendations
Asparagus (228k PDF) Garlic (194k PDF) Parsley (186k PDF) Spinach (198k PDF)
Beans: Snap, Lima. and Edamame (260k PDF) Greens (Mustard, Turnip) (210k PDF) Parsnips (178k PDF) Strawberries (228k PDF)
Beets (Garden)
(213k PDF)
Horseradish (185k PDF) Peas (204k PDF) Summer Squash
(232k PDF)
Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Kale, And Kohlrabi: Cole Crops (328k PDF) Leeks (182k PDF) Peppers (251k PDF) Sweet Corn (266k PDF)
Carrots (200k PDF) Lettuce, Endive, and Escarole (200k PDF) Potatoes (232k PDF) Sweet Potatoes
(193k PDF)
Celery (201k PDF) Muskmelons and Mixed Melons (248k PDF) Pumpkins and Winter Squash (245k PDF) Tomatoes (294k PDF)
Cucumber (255k PDF) Okra (181k PDF) Radishes, Rutabagas, and Turnips (198k PDF) Watermelons (266k PDF)
Eggplants (222k PDF) Onions (206k PDF) Specialty Vegetables and Herbs (200k PDF)  

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences