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General Production

We have a select number of general production resources on this page, but we really encourage you to explore our extensive crop and system-specific production and marketing resources. These pages contain information specific to 100+ crops, and numerous growing systems.


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General Commercial Production

ID-36: Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers from the University of Kentucky (pdf)

Irrigation Systems (CCD-FS-1) from the University of Kentucky Center for Crop Diversification (pdf)

Weed Management (CCD-FS-4) from the University of Kentucky Center for Crop Diversification (pdf)

Vegetable Transplant Production (CCD-FS-5) from the University of Kentucky Center for Crop Diversification (pdf)

PR-721: Fruit and Vegetable 2016 Research Report from the University of Kentucky (pdf)

2016 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide (ID-232) from the Midwest Fruit Workers Group; editors include University of Kentucky faculty

Nursery Crop Extension Research from the University of Kentucky

Diversifying Cropping Systems - from SARE

Farming for a sustainable community - A training manual (This manual presents models for land selection, soil preparation, crop planning, cultivation, handling, marketing and season extension with point-by-point instruction, case studies, illustrations, and descriptions.) - from American Friends Service Committee

Plant Diagnostic Sample Submission App (A mobile application resource created by eight university labs, including the University of Kentucky.)

Comet-Farm (A tool that allows farmers to estimate carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions related to annual crop production, livestock and on-farm energy use.) - from Colorado State University

Transplant Production Decision Tool - from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture


General Home Gardening

ID-128: Home Vegetable Gardening in Kentucky from the University of Kentucky (pdf)

ID-133: Vegetable Cultivars for Kentucky from the Unviersity of Kentucky (pdf)

Home Horticulture from the University of Kentucky


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