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Commercial Vegetable Production Webinar

January 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Webinar Topics and dates (All webinars run from 6:30pm to 8:00pm)

Limited number of beginner farmer scholarships are available on a first come first serve basis. Scholarships will cover half of the registration for the whole series only and will be applied at checkout. Scholarships are provided by the Missouri Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program Grant.

1/11/2021 – Planning for conventional production
1/14/2021 – Soil management and plant nutrition
1/18/2021 – Weed management and mulching -Conventional
1/21/2021 – Irrigation management & fertigation systems
1/25/2021 – Basics of Insect Management
1/28/2021 – Basics of Disease Management
2/1/2021 – Postharvest & Produce safety
2/4/2021 – Crucifers (Cabbage, brussel sprouts, broccoli, and cauliflower)
2/8/2021 – Leafy greens (lettuce, spinach, kale, mustard, swiss chard)
2/11/2021 – Alliums (onions, garlic, leek, chives)
2/15/2021 – Root crops (potatoes, sweet potatoes, radishes, carrots, and turnips)
2/18/2021 – Tomato production
2/22/2021 – Other solanaceae (peppers, eggplant)
2/25/2021 – Cucumbers & Melons
3/1/2021 – Cucurbits: summer & winter squashes
3/4/2021 – Sweet corn
3/8/2021 – Beans (green bean, peas, snowpeas)
3/11/2021 – Herbs (basil, cilantro, and others)
3/15/2021 – Other (niche/promising vegetables-Asian vegetables, chayote, tomatillos, ground cherries)
3/18/2021 – Vegetable grafting
3/22/2021 – Transitioning to organic production

Once registered, you will get an email with the zoom link and instructions on how to enter the class.

Cost: $150 for the Whole Series; $25 for individual courses

The guide, “Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers” is also available for purchase for $20 (fee includes shipping and handling)

If you have questions about the webinar contact Juan Cabrera at jcabrera-garcia@missouri.edu(opens in new window) or (573) 840-0497, if you have questions about the scholarships contact Debi Kelly at KellyD@missouri.edu(opens in new window) or (636) 797-5391



January 11
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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