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This guide lists participating local food producers. The goal is to help customers contact, find, and support local food farms and businesses in their communities.

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This publication describes varroa mites and their effects on honey bee hives. It also recommends monitoring and management practices to protect hives against this pest.

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This publication, which is part of the Protecting Pollinators series, explains the complex biology of honey bees. It also explores the roles pesticides may play in bee health, examines the latest knowledge in this fas  More...

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This publication, which is part of the Protecting Pollinators series, explains the complex biology of honey bees. It also explores the roles pesticides may play in bee health, examines the latest knowledge in this fas  More...

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This publication provides a list of recommended plants that homeowners and others can use to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plan  More...

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This publication explains some of the threats pollinators face. Other publications in the Protecting Pollinators series describe steps you can take to protect pollinators.

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Whether you know it or not, we all depend on pollinators for the fruits, vegetables, nuts, and flowers that enrich our lives. But pollinators face many threats. This publication explains what homeowners can do to prot  More...

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Many growers who are interested ingrowing grafted tomatoes may be hindered by the high cost of already grafted plants. Growers may prefer to graft their own tomato plants to reduce costs or increase cultivar selection (i  More...
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This is a brochure to recruit potential new Master Gardener trainees. It provides background about the program and some details about how to join the program.  More...
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Tomato is, by far, the most common vegetable crop grown in greenhouses in Indiana and Kentucky. This publication examines common tomato diseases of the greenhouse and provides management recommendations.

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Effective pest control in the landscape and garden requires more than just spraying away the problem. Successful gardeners understand that managing insects, weeds, diseases, and vertebrate pests starts with selecting, pl  More...

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This six-page lesson is designed for use by educators when teaching food safety for fresh produce. Content includes how to choose, store, and clean fresh vegetables in order to minimize the risk of foodborne illness w  More...

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This one-page handout provides information about storing and cleaning fresh vegetables to minimize the risk of foodborne illness when eating fresh produce. This publication is a companion to  More...

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NEW! EAT CLEAN wall poster: These colorful food safety reminders for public and classroom settings are 11" x 17" and available in packages of five (5). The English version is on one side, Spanish vers  More...

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NEW! EAT CLEAN magnets: Nothing is better than a magnet reminder in the kitchen where food is prepared! These nifty 4" x 5" magnets have the same EAT CLEAN information as the posters and placemats, ju  More...

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NEW! EAT CLEAN placemats: A fun way to remind families to follow the easy steps of the EAT CLEAN program, this full-color placemat features a vegetable identification game and an EAT CLEAN maze. This  More...

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Japanese beetle infestations are found in rural and urban areas throughout Indiana. This publication describes Japanese beetle habits and how to control them in lawns, ornamentals, and food plants.

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This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the spring. It describes how to select, prepare, and store broccoli, spinach, and strawberries. It also includes reci  More...
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This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the summer. It describes how to select, prepare, and store cantaloupe, carrots, grapes, and tomatoes. It also include  More...
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This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the autumn. It describes how to select, prepare, and store apples, pumpkins, watermelon, and winter squash. It also i  More...
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Unfortunately, there are many infectious diseases and noninfectious disorders that can reduce the yield and quality of tomatoes from the home garden. This publication briefly describes some common tomato diseases and dis  More...
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Inspired by actual gardeners' inquiries, each chapter deals with such down-to-earth subjects as when to start seeds, why plants might fail to bloom, pruning techniques, identifying and controlling common pests, home f  More...

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Shows pictures of different insects that attack vegetables. Tells what plants they attack and what damage they do. Includes comments on some controls.  More...
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Gives description, life cycle, plants affected, and chemical control measures against the flea beetle.  More...
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Squash beetle, which is native to Central and Eastern North America, belongs to the family of lady beetles (Coccinellidae). Most insects in this family are beneficial, often eating large numbers of pest insects such as a  More...
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This publication describes the habits of and damaged caused by corn earworm. It also suggests methods for control in commercial sweet corn plantings, home gardens and seed corn.  More...
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Insects feeding on home-grown vegetables are a fact of life for most gardeners. Gardeners' two choices are to tolerate the damage or attempt to prevent it. This publication lists insects and corresponding pesticides comm  More...
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Late blight of tomato and potato has an infamous history: it is the documented cause of the Irish potato famines of the mid-1800s. In 2009, the diseases moved from the pages of history books to tomato plants in your back  More...
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Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is determined by the soil temperature required for seeds to germinate and the temperature tolerance of the plants. This publication examines these factors and p  More...
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Gardening in containers or raised beds can be just the answer for would-be gardeners who would love to grow their own vegetables and flowers, but lack the space or physical ability for a traditional garden. This publicat  More...
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This publication shows readers how to plan, plant, and care for leafy vegetables in the home garden. Most greens can be grown in relatively short, cool growing seasons, making them available for fresh harvest earlier tha  More...
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This publication discusses planning a vegetable garden, planting, fertilization, care, harvesting, and storage recommendations. Tables are included providing a vegetable planting guide, the recommended nitrogen side-d  More...
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This publication discusses the flower structure, types and pollination, and failure to flower. Illustrations are included showing the growth and production of a flower.  More...
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This publication discusses the location, culture, propagation, and preservation of herbs. A list of selected herbs for gardens in Indiana is also included.  More...
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Foreign cuisines are of great interest to the American cook, but high quality, authentic fresh ingredients are sometimes difficult to find. The culture of most Chinese vegetables is not complicated. You can provide the c  More...
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This publication discusses the site, fertilization, storing seed, planting, water, weed control, insects, diseases, and bean types.  More...
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This publication discusses soil preparation, types of sweet corn, cross pollination and isolation requirements, disease, insects, harvesting, and fall cleanup. Photographic illustrations are provided showing what inade  More...
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This publication discusses the selection of seeds, containers, and soil mixes. Directions for seeding, transplanting, thinning, and moving plants are given. A table guide to sowing vegetable and annual flower seeds in  More...
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This publication discusses the source of toxicity, implications for horticulture, juglone sensitivity in plants, plants observed to be sensitive and tolerant to juglone. An illustration of a typical leaf and nut chara  More...
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This publication discusses cultivars, soil preparation, planting, training, summer care, harvesting, and problems concerning tomatoes. Illustrations showing a properly caged and staked tomato plant are included.  More...
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This publication discusses the warm season crops. Subjects covered include the site, fertilization, saving seeds, planting, more information on the seeds, transplanting, watering, weed control, insects and diseases, cro  More...
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This publication provides a general guide to taking care of plants within the home, yard, lawn, and garden during the autumn months.  More...
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Discusses types of gourds, their culture, proper soil, fertilizing and planting, pest control, harvesting, preservation, and decorating.  More...
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This publication will help you get your small garden off to a good start and guide you to maximizing the rewards from your gardening efforts. The publication offers advice about planning, seed selection, transplanting, s  More...
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Discusses proper climate, soil preparation, fertilizing, cultivars, planting and spacing, cultivation, harvesting, bolting, disease and insect control, rejuvenation, and forcing for winter use.  More...
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This publication discusses planting and frost-protecting your fall vegetable garden. Tables are included featuring a planting guide for fall vegetable gardens and the cold temperature tolerance of vegetables. An illust  More...
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This publication identifies the types of injury caused by cold weather, the factors that influence the degree of injury, and ways to prevent or reduce injury. Tables are included listing the symptoms of freezing injury  More...
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This publication provides information about how to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plantings.

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