Vegetable Growing Guides

Disease and Insect Identification & Management
Growing Guides
  • Provides growers with a one-stop source for information on all aspects of high tunnel construction and use. (Kansas State Research and Extension)
  • Integrated Crop & Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial Vegetable Production- Individual growing guides for each vegetable, along with information on integrated pest management, soil management and postharvest handling. (Cornell Cooperative Extension)
  • Vegetable Crops- Links to multiple publications for each vegetable crop, including commercial and home growing information, post-harvest storage and pest control.(Purdue University)
Farmers Markets
Variety Selection
  • Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners- Search for vegetable varieties to read a basic description, days to maturity, disease resistance and other growers experiences with each variety. Also includes of a listing of sources for each variety. (Cornell University Extension)


Glossary of Horticultural Terms

A , B , C , D , E-G , H-L , M-O , P , Q-R , S , T , U-Z

Drought Resources

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension has created a new website that offers resources for those dealing with drought.

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Poison Control

  • Poison Control Center: 1-800-955-9119, Children's Hospital in Omaha
  • Animal/Pet Poisonous Plant Hotline: 1-785-532-5679, Kansas State University