Crop Planning

African Crops Guide

PDF Booklet introducing farmers to common African crops.  Includes pictures, history, common uses, and sample recipes for each crop.  All regions. English Level: Advanced. Farming Level: Beginner. Literacy Level: High.  Keywords: african vegetables, recipes, cultural sensitivity, Amaranth, cabbage, cassava, collard greens, african eggplant, groundnut, huckleberry, kale, kittely, mustard greens, okra, palava sauce, jute greens, pursland, spinach, peppers, sweet potato greens, tomato, yam, yard long bean

Crop Plan Class - 1 of 2

Word document class outline of a crop map planning. Class paired with worksheet found in Demo Crop Plan Class 2 of 2.  Reviews crop plan as a group focusing on amounts relative to markets, proper use of beds, grouping, row length, spacing and timing.  All Regions. English Level: Advanced. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Advanced. Key Words: planning, activity.

Class Outlines - Vegetable Families

Class outline to teach farmers about botanical families to help them use this knowledge to improve pest management, soil, fertilizer use, crop planning, and crop rotations.  Also includes basic information about growing unfamiliar vegetables.  Paired with powerpoint presentation Vegetable Families. All Regions. English Level: Advanced. Farming Level: Beginner. Literacy Level: Advanced. Key Words: fertilizer, vegetables, classification, families.

Crop Calendars 2012

Powerpoint Presentation for farmer training on crop calendars and planting timelines for a variety of crops specific to New Hampshire. Outlines the frost free period and common planting dates for cold season and warm season crops. Northeast Region. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Low. Keywords: New Hampshire, planting, tomatoes, broccoli, beets, onion, green peppers, radishes, cucumber, arugula, beans,carrots, lettuce, potatoes, zucchini, melons, sweet corn, cabbage

Class outlines - session 1 seed catalogue

Word document lesson plan teaching how to use a seed catalogue.  Outlines activities and basic information used to teach new farmers how to properly read and order seeds from a catalogue.  All Regions. English Level: Advanced. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Advanced. Key Words: seed catalogue.

Production Schedule in Spanish

Excel calendar template for farmers in Spanish. Identifies dates for planting, weeding, pest management, and harvesting for a variety of crops specific to the Northeast region. English level: n/a. Farming level: Beginner. Literacy level: Low.

Draft Production Plan Worksheet

Draft excel spreadsheet template outlining dates for various activities for various crops, including bed preparation, seeding, watering, cultivating, and harvesting. All regions. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Pre.

Flow Chart- business planning

Flow chart that illustrates a step-by-step guide to business and crop planning.

Production Calendar without Succession

Illustrated calendar that recommends planting dates for a variety crops, April through June.

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