Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2021

The 2021 edition of the Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers is a collaboration of land-grant universities from eight states. It provides vegetable production information that is valid for the current year in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio. This includes fertility, variety, cultural, and pest management recommendations. 

The bulletin numbers for each state is listed below:

  • Illinois — University of Illinois Extension publication C1373-20
  • Indiana — Purdue Extension publication ID-56
  • Iowa — Iowa State University Extension publication FG 0600
  • Kansas — Kansas State Research and Extension publication MF3279
  • Michigan — Michigan State University Extension publication E0312
  • Minnesota — University of Minnesota Extension publication BU-07094-S
  • Missouri — University of Missouri Extension publication MX384, Lincoln University of Missouri Extension publication LUCER 01-2020
  • Ohio — Ohio State University Extension Bulletin 948

The database-driven digital guide at www.mwveguide.org gives you an opportunity to make specific queries of crops, pests and controls online and export those as a printable pdf.

On this page, we have the master file of the annually released guide, with all of the chapters as individual pdfs for free printing in whole or in part on your own.

Don’t have a printer? No problem. We are experimenting with print on demand services this winter. If you want to have it printed and bound, you can bring the file to a local printer on a thumb drive and have it put together for you there. Alternatively, you can mail order on-demand spiral-bound copies at www.thebookpatch.com/bookstore, and searching "midwest vegetable", or clicking the Buy Now button below.

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