Illinois Fruit and Vegetable Newsletter

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Condition changes could be costly to your specialty crop business. The Illinois Fruit & Vegetable Newsletter gives practical production advice you can use today to improve your farming operation. From pest management to marketing advice, Illinois Extension experts help you meet the challenges that impact your profit and product. Don't miss a single issue. Add your name to the mailing list or jump right in reading the current online issue or print the issue.

Inside the May Issue

peach trees

Peach Winter Injury Observations

Peach growers in Illinois suffered significant winter injury to flower and leaf buds as a result of a sudden drop in temperatures


Tart Cherries Ripening for May Harvest

Tart cherries are just starting to ripen as usual to line up for harvest around Memorial Day.


Dixon Spring Ag Center

The tomatoes and peppers in our high tunnels at DSAC have been planted for about one month.

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