COMPARED TO LAST YEAR: Fresh vegetable acreage unchanged
- MELON HARVEST UP 9%: Fall fresh vegetable acreage up 4%. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;11/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p58
Predicts the prospective area for harvest of selected fresh market vegetables for the fall quarter of 2001 in the United States. Vegetables included in the acreage increase forecast; Projected rise in the fresh market acreage of cabbage; Forecast on the fall acreage of California's celery harvest.
- FOR 11 FRESH MARKET VEGETABLES: Projected fresh vege. harvest acreage up 4%. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;3/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p54
Predicts growth in harvest acreage for fresh market vegetables during the winter quarter of 2003 in the U.S. Prospect facing cabbage production in Florida; Factor attributed to projected acreage growth of cauliflower in California; Forecast on the rise in harvested acres of winter spinach.
- Fresh vegetable acreage up 3%. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;5/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p58
Predicts the increase in acreage for fresh market vegetables in the U.S. in 2004. Snap beans condition in Georgia; Prospect of spring harvest for cabbage; Factor that contribute to the year-to-date gains of the "FoodService Director" Market Basket Index.
- Summer's harvest. Bubel, Nancy // Country Journal;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p14
Presents tips on proper harvesting of garden vegetables. Picking green beans before the seeds bulge; Appropriate size of cucumber; Choosing ripe and glossy eggplant. INSET: Garden notes..
- The kitchen harvest. Morrissey, Laurie Dougal // Country Journal;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p62
Provides tips on how to tell when vegetables are perfect for picking and advice on what to do with the inevitable surplus. Picking time; How to keep the vegetables fresh; How to handle the surplus. INSET: Shaker cooking..
- Pick no produce before its prime! Meyer, Scott // Organic Gardening (08973792);Sep/Oct94, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p24
Discusses cues that indicate the ripeness and harvest-readiness of various fruits and vegetables. Tomatoes; Melons; Bell peppers; Corn; Beans; Peas; Carrots; Cucumbers; Potatoes; Broccoli and cauliflower; Brussels sprouts; Squash; Watermelon; Peaches; Black, rasp and blue berries; Grapes;...
- The secret garden. Taylor, Jeff // Mother Earth News;Aug/Sep94, Issue 145, p70
Presents late-season vegetables. Kohlrabi as an example of a second-harvest vegetable; Growing of garlic from bulbs without viable seeds; Alliums' preference of loose, fluffy loam; Need for fertilization of latter-season crops; Green manure crops. INSETS: How to grow garlic.;Beets.;Chinese...
- Summer harvest tips. // Southern Living;Aug94, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p47
Offers advice concerning harvesting of vegetables and herbs during summer.
- Eyes on the prize: Award-winning vegetables. Collett, R.K. // Flower & Garden;Sep94, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p74
Presents tips on how to grow and handle award-winning vegetables. Blemishes; Removal of stems; Cleaning of vegetables; Rules and regulations; Transportation.