Market Gardening 3: Warm-Season Vegetable Production (Staff)

Time limit: 60 days


Full course description

Market Gardening: Warm-Season Vegetable Production Online Course Overview

Interested in growing warm-season vegetables for market? Enroll in the OSU Extension Warm-Season Vegetables online course to learn best practices for the production of key warm-season vegetable crops. This self-paced, interactive course includes information on crop establishment, fertility, pests, harvest, and more.

Both novice and experienced growers are welcome to enroll.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize different groups of warm-season vegetable crops.
  • List the key attributes of the members of a crop group.
  • Describe methods of establishing different warm-season vegetable crops.
  • Summarize best practices for managing soil fertility for groups of crops.
  • Explain when and how to irrigate.
  • Identify different types of pests that may attack a crop.

Course Outline

You can work on this course any time, 24/7 for up to 60 days. You will watch videos, engage in learning activities and take quizzes. The course is divided into eight modules, which can be completed at your own pace. Each module should take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.

To complete the course, you must access all pages and earn at least 80% on all assessments. A certificate will be available to download after the course is completed.

Total Time Estimate:    5 hours

Topic Overview

  • Introduction to Warm-season Vegetables
  • Nightshades
  • Sweet Corn
  • Okra
  • Cucurbits
  • Legumes
  • Sweet Potato
  • Asparagus

Quick Tips

  • For the best viewing experience, use the Google Chrome browser.
  • Use the OKey Login box to log in.
  • Contact the OSU IT Helpdesk if you need assistance.
  • The public version of this course is available on the OSU Extension Catalog.

Sign up for this course today!