The management of the successful vegetable farm, by Vernon P. Grubinge, includes not only the management of production, but also that of money, people and natural resources. Recommended for beginning and experienced vegetable growers as well as extension agents, this book features aspects of both environmentally friendly and conventional production methods. Information covering the launching and management of a vegetable business includes farming practices like field preparation, soil fertility, crop rotation, tillage, irrigation, and spray equipment. Also includes information on seed and transplants, harvest, post harvest handling, season extension and IPM (integrated pest management).Grower profiles outline real situations
and budgets for specific vegetable crops.