Hothouse rhubarb establishment and production costs and returns, western Washington, 1986 by Richard W. Carkner

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Published by Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture & Home Economics, Washington State University in Pullman, Wash .

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StatementRichard W. Carkner and William P.A. Scheer.
SeriesFarm business management reports, Extension bulletin -- 1413., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 1413.
ContributionsScheer, William P. A.
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Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
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Open LibraryOL17608664M

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Hothouse rhubarb establishment and production costs and returns, western Washington, (Farm business management reports) Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by Richard W Carkner Author: Richard W Carkner. Sumner, Washington. Rhubarb Pie Capital of the World.

Hot-house Rhubarb. 1986 book the News; Did you know that it’s currently rhubarb time. While it’s cold outside, rhubarb is growing in Puyallup Valley hothouses. Share this: Print. Field Rhubarb Establishment and Production Costs and Returns, Western Washington, Bulletin No. Estimates of Harvested Acreage, Production and Grower Value of Field-grown and Winter (Hothouse) Rhubarb in the United by: 2.

Sumner, Washington, the Rhubarb Pie Capital of the World: explore the heritage that gives Sumner, Washington, the title Rhubarb Pie Capital of the World. From the beginning of rhubarb farming nearly years ago to how farms like Leslie and Son have been passed down from generation to generation, making this agricultural heritage a key piece of Washington State history.

Washington state produces the largest commercial rhubarb crop in the country, and Pierce County is the big rhubarb hub. But, this is also a plant that Author: Jill Lightner. Publication No. XB Washington State University, College of Agriculture, Research Center.

CARKNER, R.W. AND SCHEER, W.P.A. Field Rhubarb Establishment and Production Costs and Returns, Western Washington, Bulletin No. Washington State University, Coopera- tive Extension Service. 13 pp. CREAGER, R.A. Since WWII rhubarb production has rebounded but to only a fraction of pre-war levels.1,8 Today’s U.S.

rhubarb production is almost exclusively outdoors with relatively little commercial forcing. There are about acres devoted to rhubarb production, 60% in Washington State with Oregon and California next, and 1/2 acre in Black Forest. Rhubarb is grown widely, and with greenhouse production it is available throughout much of the year.

Rhubarb grown in hothouses (heated greenhouses) is called "hothouse rhubarb", and is typically made available at consumer markets in early spring, before outdoor cultivated rhubarb is se rhubarb is usually brighter red, tenderer and sweeter-tasting than outdoor rhubarb.

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This technological advancement freed up the farmers from getting up in the middle of the night and tending the fires. Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable famous for its tart-flavored pinkish-green stalks, though it’s used as a sweetened fruit in pies, tarts, and jams. Plant in early spring while the plants are dormant or in the fall in zones 6 to 10 or any other zone before frost.

Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest your own rhubarb. Referred to by many as the “pie plant,” rhubarb can be found in many different desserts, though most commonly in apple pie. Nutritional benefits. The primary nutrients in rhubarb are calcium and potassium.

Hothouse and fresh grown rhubarb are available from the Pacific Northwest. One cup of unsweetened raw diced rhubarb has about 20 calories. Local rhubarb near Centralia, WA. Showing page 1 of 3, for 93 listings. Wobbly Cart Farm We are a small, family-operated farm on about one and a half acres in western WA.

We raise chickens, ducks, turkeys, and rabbits currently and operate an aquaponics run greenhouse. In the United States, commercial production (about 1, acres) is concentrat-ed in Washington, Oregon, and Michigan.

Small commercial acreage is found in many northern states. Hothouse rhubarb (about acres) is produced in Washington and Michigan.

Excellent commercial yields range from 15 to 18 tons per acre (34–41 t/ha). Most of the field grown rhubarb that is sold in the U.S. is from the Northern U.S., particularly Oregon and Washington.

They are well suited to rhubarb production. The first field grown rhubarb typically shows up in late March to early April. Around this time the hothouse grown rhubarb is done, so their seasons may just barely overlap. Rhubarb production decreased during World War II because of shortages of sugar, fuel and labor but recovered somewhat in the s.

Cleugh’s Rhubarb Co. good growing conditions for rhubarb. Washington and Oregon are among the top-producing areas in the U.S. Inthe most recent year for which agri-cultural census data are available, the two states had more than acres in rhubarb production. Rhubarb: RhubarbFarmer/ CC BY-NC-SA 2 Climate and growing region Rhubarb is very hardy.

cost of its purchase the year after it is planted. Depending on yields and rhubarb sale price, a small-scale rhubarb planting will begin to generate positive returns above establishment costs two to three years after planting.

For crowns planted in Kentucky (), total costs for the establishment and first harvest year are estimated. Creation Information. Beattie, James H. (James Herbert), b. August Context. This book is part of the collection entitled: Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project and was provided by the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries.

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NOTE: The roots and leaves should not be be eaten as they may be poisonous. Seasons/Availability Hothouse rhubarb's peak season is January through June. Field-grown rhubarb is available April through June or July. George Washington planted rhubarb seed in the Botanical Garden in April of Other Details.

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Paris: Jean Baptiste Loyson & Augustin Pillon,p. Rhubarb is native to central Asia, and awareness of its medicinal qualities as a physic goes back five thousand years in China, and it was in common use among Arabs, Greeks and Romans in ancient times. Rhubarb has been used in ancient Chinese medicine for thousands of years, the rhubarb is known to have many health benefits such as being a rich source of polyphenolic flavonoids like beta-carotene, zeaxanthin and lutein.

The rhizome (root and underground stem) in organic rhubarb contain stilbenoid compounds which may lower blood glucose levels.

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Hothouse rhubarb is in season January to March; field rhubarb April to June. Rhubarb originally came from China and Russia, where the fleshy roots were used medicinally. It was introduced into Europe about and became a common vegetable in America early in the 18th century.

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Hothouse rhubarb is distinguished by its pink to pale red stalks and yellow-green leaves, whereas field-grown plants (which are more pronounced in flavor) have cherry red stalks and green leaves. Rhubarb belongs to the buckwheat family.

The rhubarb plant is a herbaceous perennial. Botanically, rhubarb is a vegetable, however, in use it is considered a fruit. Only the leafstalk of rhubarb is suitable for human consumption. The leaf blade contains a high content of oxalic acid characterized by.

Rhubarb may be botanically a vegetable, but it is legally a fruit, as ruled by the U.S. Customs Court in Buffalo, N.Y., in Whatever you want to classify it, rhubarb .1 1/2 cups dessert wine, chilled. Instructions: Cut rhubarb into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a large shallow, oblong, ceramic or glass baking dish.

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