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LSU AgCenter Fruit and Vegetable Commericial Production Newsletters
Locally Grown Vegetables

A series of newsletters targeting commercial producers of fruit and vegetable crops.

Louisiana Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association
A description of the local fruit and vegetable growers association and how to join.

Pictures of Louisiana Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association Events
2011 Field Day

The LFVGA and the LSU AgCenter work together to promote best management practices of Louisiana-grown fruit and vegetables. These photos are from some of our past fruit and vegetable field days.

Results of the 2013 TSWV-resistant Tomato Variety Trial
Tribeca

Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus-resistant tomato variety were grown at the Botanic Gardens at Burden to determine optimum yields.

Results of the 2013 Bell Pepper Trials
Flavorburst
Bell peppers were grown at Burden to determine a good-quality sweet peppers that readily matured into a color other than green.
CSAs: Alternative Marketing for Growers
Peas at a CSA near Shreveport
Community Supported Agriculture is an alternative marketing method for commercial vegetable growers. Growers sell a share of their anticipated harvest directly to consumers and deliver an agreed-upon portion of their crops to subscribers throughout the season.
Greenhouse Tomato Production Manual
Tomatoes
This manual is intended to help small greenhouse tomato growers in Louisiana and elsewhere grow a successful crop using perlite or pine bark medium. Small growers can produce vine-ripened, high-quality fruit that can be delivered to the local market on the same day of harvest.
Results of the 2012 Watermelon Variety Demonstration Plot
Summer Flavor 720 Watermelon
This article provides small and large growers with the data collected from the 2012 watermelon demonstration plot at Burden Center in Baton Rouge, La.
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