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DWD > Job Seekers > Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker > Indiana Seasonal Crop Calendar Indiana Seasonal Crop Calendar

CROP AREA # 1 NORTHWEST INDIANA

Counties: Lake, Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, Benton, White, Cass, Warren, Tippecanoe, Carroll, Howard, Clinton, Fountain, Tipton, Montgomery, Boone, Hamilton, Vermillion, and Parke.

Vegetable Crops:

CabbageCabbage April 15 - Oct. 1

CucumberCucumbers / Pickles May 1 - July 15 Plant/Hoe July 15 - Sept. 15 Harvest

PeppersPeppers April 30 - Oct. 1

PotatoesPotatoes April 30 - Nov. 15

PumpkinsPumpkins Aug 15 – Nov. 25

onionsOnions June 15 - Nov. 1

mintMint June 1 - July 10

squashSquash Aug 15 – Nov. 25

sweet cornSweet Corn July 10 – Nov. 1

tomatoesTomatoes May 1 - Aug. 15 Plant/Hoe
July 15 - Oct. 15 Harvest

Fruit Crops:

applesApples July
15 – Nov. 1 Harvest
Dec. 5 – Dec. 21 Prune
March 3 – March 30 Prune

blueberriesBlueberries April 5 – Sept 1

cherriesCherries July 1 – Sept. 15

grapesGrapes July 1 – Oct. 1 Harvest
Dec. 1 – Dec. 22 Prune

pearsPears Aug. 15 – Sept. 1 Harvest
Dec. 5 – Dec. 22 Prune
March 3 – March 30 Prune

peachesPeaches July 1 – Aug. 15 Harvest
Dec. 5 – Dec. 22 Prune
March 3 – March 30 Prune

plumsPlums Aug 1 – Sept. 1 Harvest
Dec. 5 – Dec. 22 Prune
March 3 – March 30 PruneJuly 1 – Aug. 1

SodSod March 1 – Nov. 25

CROP AREA #2 NORTHEAST INDIANA

Counties: Elkhart, Lagrange, Steuben, Kosciusko, Noble, Dekalb, Miami, Wabash, Huntington, Allen, Wells, Adams, Grant, Blackford, Jay, Madison, Delaware, Randolph, Henry, and Wayne

Vegetable Crops:

asparagusAsparagus May 1 – June 30

CabbageCabbage April 15 – Oct. 1

cucumbersCucumbers / Pickles May 1 - July 15 Plant/Hoe
July 15 – Oct. 15 Harvest

green beansGreen Beans May 1 – July 15 Plant/Hoe
July 15 – Oct. 15 Harvest

Jalapeno peppersJalapeno Peppers April 30 – Oct. 1

peppersPeppers April 30 – Oct. 1

potatoesPotatoes April 30 – Nov. 15

pumpkinsPumpkins July 1 – Nov. 20

onionsOnions June 15 – Nov. 1

MIntMint June 1 – July 10

SquashSquash July 1 – Nov. 20

sweet cornSweet Corn July 10 – Nov. 1

tomatoesTomatoes May 1 – Aug. 15 Plant/Hoe
Aug – Oct. 15 Harvest
Tomato Processing Aug. 1 – Oct. 15

Fruit Crops:

applesApples July 15 – Nov. 20 Harvest
Dec. 1 – Dec. 22 Prune
March 1 – March 30 Prune

blueberriesBlueberries April 5 – Sept. 4

cherriesCherries July 1 – Sept. 15

pearsPears Aug. 15 – Sept. 1
Dec. 5 – Dec. 22 Prune
March 3 – March 30 Prune

peachesPeaches July 1 – Aug. 15
Dec. 5 – Dec. 22 Prune
March 3 – March 30 Prune

plumsPlums Aug. 1 – Sept. 1
Dec. 5 – Dec. 22 Prune
March 3 – March 30 Prune

strawberriesStrawberries May 20 – June 10

Other Crops:

nurseryNursery March 15 – Nov. 30

seed cornSeed Corn July 1 – Aug. 1

sodSod March 1 – Nov. 25

CROP AREA #3 SOUTH WEST INDIANA

Counties: Vigo, Clay, Putnam, Hendricks, Owen, Morgan, Sullivan, Greene, Monroe, Lawrence, Knox, Daviess, Martin, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, Orange, Posey, Vanderburg, Warrick, Spencer, Crawford, and Perry

Vegetable Crops:

asparagusAsparagus April 15 – June 25

cucumbersCucumbers / Pickles May 1 – July 15 Plant/Hoe
July 15 – Sept. 15 Harvest

lettuceLettuce June 1 – July 31

melonsMelons May 1 – June 15 Plant/Hoe
July 1 – Oct. 15 Harvest

pumpkinsPumpkins Sept. 1 – Oct. 30

squashSquash June 1 – July 15

tomatoesTomatoes May 1 – Aug. 15 Plant/Hoe
July 15 – Oct. 15 Harvest
Tomato Processing July 10 – Oct. 15
Turnips June 1 – July 31

Fruit Crops:

applesApples Aug. 15 – Nov. 1

blueberriesBlueberries May 20 – June 10

grapesGrapes Aug. 15 – Nov. 1

pearsPears Aug. 15 – Oct. 1

peachesPeaches Aug. 15 – Oct. 15

strawberriresStrawberries May 20 – June 10

Other Crops:

nurseryNursery March 15 – Nov. 30

seed cornSeed Corn July 1 – Aug. 1

CROP AREA #4 SOUTH EAST INDIANA

Counties: Marion, Hancock, Rush, Fayette, Union, Morgan, Johnson, Shelby, Decatur, Franklin, Brown, Bartholomew, Jackson, Jennings, Ripley, Dearborn, Washington, Scott, Jefferson, Switzerland, Ohio, Harrison, Floyd, and Clark.

Vegetable Crops:

cucumbersCucumbers / Pickles May 1 – July 15 Plant/Hoe
July 15 – Sept. 15 Harvest

lettuceLettuce June 1 – July 31

melonsMelons May 1 – June 15 Plant/Hoe
July 1 – Oct. 15 Harvest

pumpkinsPumpkins Sept. 1 – Oct. 30

SquashSquash June 1 – July 15

tomatoesTomatoes May 1 – Aug. 15 Plant/Hoe
July 15 – Oct. 15 Harvest
Tomato Processing July 10 – Oct. 15
Turnips June 1 – July 31

Fruit Crops:

applesApples Aug. 15 – Nov. 1

blueberriesBlueberries May 20 – June 10

grapesGrapes Aug. 15 – Nov. 1

pearsPears Aug. 15 – Oct. 1

peachesPeaches Aug. 15 – Oct. 15

strawberriesStrawberries May 20 – June 10

Other Crops:

nurseryNursery March 15 – Nov. 30

seed cornSeed Corn July 1 – Aug. 1

sodSod March 1 – Nov. 25

tobaccoTobacco May 15 - June 30 Plant
Aug. 1 – Nov. 30 Harvest
Dec. 1 – Feb. 15 Strip

Other information on Indiana Crop Production: Click on Link: http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Indiana/Publications/Current_News_Release/CNR13/pr011113.pdf 

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