Category Archives: Ginseng

Ginseng Crop Update – Nitrogen Fertilization – June 17, 2022

The ginseng crop is progressing normally this year after several years of spring cold temperature and frost damage. This should reduce pressures of foliar diseases. As temperatures warm, the added stress could lead to higher Alternaria pressures over the next … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – June 3, 2022

Some areas received yet another round of strong thunderstorms with high winds that knocked down shade on Wednesday along with heavy, wind-blown rains. Those gardens knocked around by high winds may be more prone to Botrytis over the next week … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – Pest Management During Emergence – May 13, 2022

With the sudden switch to summer-like weather and plenty of sunshine to heat up the soil, ginseng is rapidly emerging this week. More humid weather is expected over the weekend, and this will increase the risk of foliar diseases, especially … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – April 29, 2022

Ginseng emergence continues to be slow compared to last year, which probably protected the plants from significant freezes the last two nights. Looking at Growing Degree Days (GDD) Base 5°C for the spring up to April 30 at Delhi (including … Continue reading

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Ginseng Scout Training – June 8, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Ginseng Scout Training will return with an in-field workshop on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 (rain date, June 9). This workshop is open to growers, scouts and industry representatives looking for training or a refresher on diagnosing … Continue reading

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Considerations for Lowering the Cost of Production in Ginseng

There are two ways to increase revenues for any crop or product: increase prices or lower the cost of production. If we assume that price is outside of the grower’s control (which is not entirely accurate), then cutting costs can … Continue reading

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