Vegetable farming is the growing of vegetables for human consumption. The practice probably started in several parts of the world over ten thousand years ago, with families growing vegetables for their own consumption or to trade locally. At first manual labour was used but in time livestock were domesticated and the ground could be turned by the plough. More recently, mechanisation has revolutionised vegetable farming with nearly all processes being able to be performed by machine. Specialist producers grow the particular crops that do well in their locality. New methods such as aquaponics, raised beds and cultivation under glass are used. Marketing can be done locally in farmer’s markets, traditional markets or pick-your-own operations, or farmers can contract their whole crops to wholesalers, canners or retailers. Profitable vegetable farming requires attention to all production operations, including insect, disease, and weed control and efficient marketing. The kind of vegetable grown is mainly determined by consumer demands, which can be defined in terms of variety, size, tenderness, flavour, freshness, and type of pack. Effective management involves the adoption of techniques resulting in a steady flow of the desired amount of produce over the whole of the natural growing season of the crop. Many vegetables can be grown throughout the year in some climates, although yield per acre for a given kind of vegetable varies according to the growing season and region where the crop is produced. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsMost amazing and beautiful ways to grow vegetables in the gardenWhy Local Vegetables Deserve The Investment Put ForthLow Cost Tunnel Trellis to Grow Climbing Vegetables & Fruits Made From Reo MeshFarm Garden | Learn Work Vegetables & Fruits Farm for KidsTo The Garden | Nina and Jeff learning about Fruits and Vegetables | CarrotLearn About Vegetables & Fruits for Children with […]
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