The University of Illinois Extension presents a weekly educational series for the small farm community. This series will provide practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. These online presentations will give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability. The complete list of topics and speakers is included below. Webinars will be held from noon -1:00 pm on Thursdays and are free.
Apr.4 - ABCs of Tomato Production, Bronwyn Aly, University of Illinois Extension Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator
Customers are looking for high quality, great tasting tomatoes. Understanding basic production practices, including variety selection, integrated pest management, and fertility, can help to improve your overall yields and sales.