[Market-farming] Summer production of cool season vegetables

Pat Meadows pat at meadows.pair.com
Tue Feb 22 13:26:11 EST 2005

On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 12:40:08 -0500, you wrote:

>The first thing you need to do is determine your GDD growing degree days
>for the spot you want to grow in. Some seed companies will give you the
>GDD to maturity for a certain variety. You can use your average GDD as a
>way of determining whether a variety will perform in your area. The
>disadvantage of cool season crops growing in hot climates is the bitter
>taste these plants get which will turn off your customers...

Where do you find out the average GDD for your area?  

I assume it stands for 'Growing Degree Days' ?? 


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