Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2021

The 2021 edition of the Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers is a collaboration of land-grant universities from eight states. It provides vegetable production information that is valid for the current year in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio. This includes fertility, variety, cultural, and pest management recommendations.

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide (mwveguide.org)

Webinars Available This Week


Ohio Cow/Calf Management Webinar School

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm



2021 PrecisionU: Tackling Spring Operations with Reduced Working Days (Virtual)

10:00 am to 11:00 am

High Tunnel Production School (Virtual)

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Dairy Labor Management Mini-Series (Virtual)

12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Ohio Cow-Calf Outlook Meeting (Virtual)

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm



Greenhouse Management Workshop (Virtual)

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

2021 Ohio Cow-Calf Management School – Columbiana

9:00 am to 3:00 pm



Greenhouse Management Workshop (Virtual)

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Virtual)

8:00 am to 8:30 am

Commercial Landscape, Turf, and Ornamental Pesticide Applicator Recertification Webinar

8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Disease Management Options for Today’s Weather (Virtual)

9:00 am to 10:30 am

2021 Cow-Calf Management School – Noble

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

East Ohio Women In Agriculture Program Series

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm



Greenhouse Management Workshop (Virtual)

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Living Landscape Speaker Series (Virtual)

10:00 am to 11:00 am

OSU Specialty Crops Team and Ohio Controlled Environment Agric Center Virtual High Tunnel School

The OSU Specialty Crops Team and Ohio Controlled Environment Agriculture Center are excited to offer a live virtual High Tunnel and Season Extension School in January and February 2021. The program will include six live sessions addressing questions raised by growers ranging in experience from beginner to advanced. Sessions are interactive, last one hour, and cover two key subjects each. Registration is free and you may sign-up for as many sessions as you wish. Please see the schedule below for the dates, session topics, panelists, and moderators. All sessions are virtual and will be from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET on the days listed (Tuesdays in January and February 2021).

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January 12. Beginner: High Tunnels and other Season Extension Options (panelists Mike Hogan and Tim McDermott with moderator Jacqueline Kowalski)

January 19. Beginner: Starting Right with High Tunnel Production (panelists Brad Bergefurd and Matt Kleinhenz with moderator Sabrina Schirtzinger)

January 26. Intermediate: Pesticide Selection and Tomato Foliar Diseases (panelists Melanie Ivey, Sally Miller, and Francesca Rotondo with moderator Carri Jagger)

February 2. Intermediate: Common Issues and Next – level Environmental Management (panelists Frank Becker and Matt Kleinhenz with moderator Brad Bergefurd)

February 9. Advanced: Year-round Harvest, Marketing, Irrigation and Fertility Essentials (panelist Brad Bergefurd with moderator Matt Kleinhenz)

February 16. Advanced: Soil Biology, Chemistry, and Tilth Holding you Back? (panelists Matt Kleinhenz and Anna Testen with moderator Haley Shoemaker)


Fall Fruit Research Update/Live Q&A

Join us for timely fruit research updates for your farm and garden, and to get your questions answered by experts from The Ohio State University. This FREE, online-only event will feature several video presentations recorded from the OSU South Centers research fields, as well as live question and answer segments. The event will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 using the Zoom meeting platform.


When registering, you can submit questions you would like answered during the event. To register, visit https://go.osu.edu/fruitupdate. Be sure to include an email address that your monitor regularly, as this will be the method we use to send you the link to join the event.


This event is made possible via funding by a Specialty Crop Block Grant from USDA through Ohio Department of Agriculture and by a Viticulture Extension grant from Ohio Grape Industries Committee.