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Croptime introduces degree-day (DD) models for vegetable varieties and weeds. Vegetable DD models can help schedule planting dates and predict harvest dates more accurately than calendar days. Weed DD models can predict development of first germinable seed, and help reduce the risk of weed seed rain. Currently we have online models for:
New models will be posted online when available. Spinach, carrot, parsnip, lettuce, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, and summer squash models are expected soon.
How-to Video: This nine minute video walks you through the basic steps to use the DD models
Quick Guide: Tri-fold brochure with step-by-step guide to using Croptime
Croptime Growth Stage Guide: 38-page guide that describes vegetable growth stages and provides instructions and a data sheet for collecting crop development data for new vegetable degree-day models.