Do you have any scientific research to back up your theory? I suspect not. I am not gung-ho about GMO's but I am sick and tired of all the fearful claims being made without scientific proof. Because some organic elitist…"
"Great article! It's about time that science confronts emotion. The Organic movement is much more than a growing system, it is a cult or at the very least a way of life. Mark Lynas proves to be a very big man because that…"
What material are you using for burndown with your other herbicides? Is there ever an issue with crop damage if planted immediately after burndown? Some growers have experienced damage if the materials were not "rained…"
We grow about 35 acres of vegetables in south central PA. 25 of those acres are sweet corn. We use 4' plastic for all of our vine crops as well as peppers and tomatoes. Tomatoes are planted at 24" and peppers…"
"Thanks for the reply and the information.
Next question- I am curious as to what you are doing to handle the weeds that come up around the plant. At present we are hand weeding. My workers dread the job and I don't blame…"
"What part of the country are you from? We seem to have the same problem with peppers. When the plants come out of the greenhouse and are planted on black plastic we see some brown stems randomly in the field which result…"
"Black platic will work fine for Brassicas in the spring. Here in PA it is often too hot which makes it hard to use for the fall crop. The plants need to be set in July or early August and if the stems contact the plastic or…"
One new crop that was a real hit for us was a cantaloupe called Sugar Cube. It is a personal size melon weighing from 1.5 to 3 lbs. It has a good rough netting, almost no sutures, great holding capabilities and flavor out…"