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Crops
Text Only Crop List

 

Major Crops
Type of Work
Length of Season
Area of State

1.

Apples
picture of apple

Pruning, processing, training, thinning, harvesting, packaging, loading

Mid-August - Mid-November, Pruning: Feb - April, et al

S, SW, SE, W, NW, Central

2.

Asparagus
picture of asparagus

Harvesting

Mid-April - Early July

S, SW, W, NW, Central

3.

Beans, dry edible
picture of dry beans

Hoeing/weeding

Early June - Mid-August

Central, E

4.

Beans (snap, pole, & green)
picture of green beans

Weeding, harvesting, grading, packing

Early July - Frost

SE, SW

5.

Bedding Plants
picture of bedding plants

Potting, planting, shipping

Early January - Late June

Central,S,E,W,SE, SW,NW

6.

Blackberries
picture of Blackberries

Cleaning, hoeing, harvesting, packaging, shipping

Early June - Late July

SW, W, NW, SE

7.

Blueberries
picture of Blueberries

Harvesting, packaging, shipping

Mid-July - Late August

S, SW, W, Central, UP

8.

Broccoli
picture of Broccoli

Transplanting, weeding, harvesting, packaging

July - September, Late June - Mid-October

W, SE

9.

Bulbs
picture of Bulbs

Planting, weeding, harvesting, shipping

Early May - Late September

Central, W, SW

10.

Cabbage
picture of cabbage

Transplanting, weeding, harvesting, packaging, shipping

Mid-May - Late September

E, S, SE, SW, W, Central, UP

11.

Cantaloupe
picture of cantaloupe

Transplanting, weeding, harvesting

Mid-May - Early September

S, SW, W, SE, Central

12.

Carrots
picture of carrots

Thinning, hoeing, weeding, sorting, packaging, shipping

Early May - Early December

S, SE, W, Central

13.

Cauliflower
picture of cauliflower

Transplanting, hoeing, weeding, harvesting

Early August - Early November

E, SE, SW, Central

14.

Celery
picture of celery

Planting, transplanting, weeding, top, harvest, sort, package, ship

Early April - Early October

W, SE, Central, SW

15.

Cherries, sweet
picture of sweet cherries

Harvesting, pruning, process line, packaging

Early July - Early September, Pruning: Feb - April, et al

S, SW, W, NW. SE

16.

Cherries, tart
picture of tart cherries

Harvesting, pruning, process line

Early July - Mid-August, Pruning: Feb - April, et al

S, SW, W, NW, SE

17.

Corn, sweet
picture of sweet corn

Weeding, harvesting, grading, packing

Early June - Mid-September

SE, SW, UP

18.

Corn, seed
picture of seed corn

Volunteer removal, roughing, detasseling, sorting

Mid-June - October

SW

19.

Cucumbers
picture of cucumber

Hoeing, weeding, thinning, training vines, harvesting

Early June - Mid-September

S, SE, W, SW, Central

20.

Grapes
picture of grapes

Pruning, harvesting

Late August - Early October

NW, SW, Central

21.

Greens
picture of spinach

Harvesting, packaging

Mid-June - Freeze

SE

22.

Hay Harvest
picture of Haystack

Baling, moving hay

June - September

Entire State

23.

Lettuce
picture of lettuce

Transplanting, weeding, harvesting, packaging, shipping

Mid-May - Mid-September

S, SE, SW, Central

24.

Mushrooms
picture of mushroom

Planting, harvesting, packaging

Year round

E, Central, S, W

25.

Nursery Plants
picture of Nursery Plants

Potting, planting, transplanting, shipping

Early March - Late November

SW, SE, Central, UP, NW, S, W

26.

Onions
picture of onions

Transplanting, weeding, harvesting, sorting, bagging

Early March - Late September

E, W, SW, Central, SE

27.

Peaches
picture of peach

Pruning, thinning, harvesting

Thinning Late-May - Through June Mid-August - Mid-September Pruning Feb - April

S, SE, SW, W, NW, Central

28.

Pears
picture of pear

Pruning, harvesting

Mid-August - Late September, Pruning: Feb - April

S, SW, W, NW, SE, Central

29.

Peppers, bell
picture of bell pepper

Transplanting, hoeing, weeding, harvesting, sorting, packaging

Mid-May - Mid-September

SW, Central, SE, W

30.

Plums
picture of plum

Pruning, harvesting

Mid-August - Mid-September, Pruning: Feb - April, et al

S, SW, W, NW, SE, Central

31.

Potatoes
picture of potatoe

Weeding, grading, packing

August - End of October

SE, SW, N, Central

32.

Pumpkins
picture of pumpkins

Weeding, harvesting, loading

Early July - Late-October

SE, SW

33.

Radishes
picture of radish

Weeding, grading, bunching

June - Freeze

SE

34.

Raspberries
picture of raspberry

Cleaning, hoeing, harvesting, packaging, shipping

Early June - Late July

W, NW, SE, SW, UP

35.

Sod
picture of sod

Tractor cut/roll, hand load/unload, deliver, unroll

Early May - Late September

S, E, W, Central, SW, SE

36.

Soybeans
picture of soy beans

Weeding, hoeing

Early June - Late July

E, W, Central

37.

Squash, summer
picture of summer squash

Weeding, harvesting, packing

Late June - Mid-September

SE, SW, W

38.

Squash, winter
picture of winter squash

Weeding, harvesting, packing

Late June - End of October

SE, SW, W

39.

Strawberries
picture of strawberry

Planting, cleaning, hoeing, harvesting, packaging, shipping

Early June - Late July

W, NW, SE, SW

40.

Sugar Beets
picture of sugar beet

Thinning, hoeing, weeding

Early June - Mid-August

E, Central, UP

41.

Sugar Snap Peas
picture of snap pea

Harvesting

July - August

NW, SE

42.

Tomatoes
picture of tomatoe

Transplanting, weeding, hoeing, harvesting, packaging, shipping

Late May - Late September

S, SE, SW, W, Central

43.

X-mas Trees
picture of christmas trees

Planting (limited), Shearing, pruning, painting, Harvesting

April, June - August, October - December

SW, UP, W, NW, W, NW, SE

44.

Zucchini
picture of zucchini

Harvesting, packaging

July - Early September

W, SE, SW