OMAFRA Vegetable Production Information - Commercial Vegetable Production

| News & Alerts | Crop Management | Pest Management | Food Safety |
| Harvest & Postharvest | Business & Innovation | Weather & Climate |
| Environmental Stewardship | Specialists & Services | Vegetable Statistics |
| Tools & Additional Resources |


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Crop Management

| Managing the Crop | Soil, Fertility & Crop Nutrition | Irrigation | Organic |

Managing the crop - Growing the crop, transplants, season extension and more. For crop-specific information, visit the index page for that crop:

| Brassicas | Cucurbits | Leafy Greens | Legumes | Potatoes |
| Roots & Bulbs ||Sweet Corn| Tomatoes, Peppers & Eggplant |
| Other Vegetables (Asparagus, Culinary Herbs, Rhubarb) || Greenhouse Vegetables |

Recommended crop management resources:

Soil, Fertility & Crop Nutrition - With field vegetables, it all starts with the soil. You can find the dirt on soil, fertilizer recommendations, and more on these OMAFRA index pages:

Recommended soil, fertility & crop nutrition resources:

Irrigation - Water supply, timing, amount, fertigation, permits. Filter out the information you need with the resources below:

Recommended irrigation resources:

Organic - Browse these pages for information on organic production, certification, and the business side of organic agriculture:

Recommended organic crop resources:

Pest Management

| Pest Management - General | Diseases & Disorders | Insects | Nematodes |
| Weeds | Pesticide Safety |

Find general information on vegetable pest management in the recommended resources, below. For crop-specific pest management information, visit the index page for that crop.

| Brassicas | Cucurbits | Leafy Greens | Legumes | Potatoes |
| Roots & Bulbs | Sweet Corn | Tomatoes, Peppers & Eggplant |
| Other Vegetables (Asparagus, Culinary Herbs, Rhubarb) |
| Greenhouse Vegetables |

Pest management - general - recommended resources:

Diseases & disorders - recommended resources:

Insects - recommended resources:

Nematodes - recommended resources:

Weeds - recommended resources:

Pesticide safety - recommended resources:

Food Safety

These index pages will get you to the information you need:

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Harvest & Postharvest

Find information on harvest, cooling, storage, grading, inspection, and postharvest issues in the recommended resources below:

Business & Innovation

Sharpen your pencil and browse OMAFRA's business and innovation resources:

Business planning

Marketing & value added

Farm programs - recommended resources:

Innovation - recommended resources:

Weather & Climate

You can't control the weather, but you can be prepared. And it's always a good topic of conversation.

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Environmental Stewardship

You can find lots of information on these index pages:

Recommended environmental stewardship resources:

Specialists & Services

Vegetable Statistics

Tools & Additional Resources

For your library or the seat of your pickup truck:

Additional online resources:

Tools:


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
Local: (519) 826-4047
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 22 June 2009
Last Reviewed: 08 February 2013