In Akita Prefecture, aiming to break away from the agricultural production structure that emphasizes rice cultivation, so far “3 major items (asparagus, green onions, spinach)” and “6 brand items (tomato, cucumber, melon, watermelon, cabbage, green soybeans)” Is being promoted for the items called. It seems that the important work to promote the growth of the excellent agricultural products introduced this time is leaf removal. It is said that it is indispensable for shining light on the plant and improving ventilation. In order to achieve long-term harvesting, it seems that they are trying to reduce the burden on the stock by plucking those that are scratched or deformed while the fruit is small.
Basically, all dogs from puppies to senior dogs seem to be okay to eat cucumbers if they are not allergic to Cucurbitaceae. Cucumbers do not contain any ingredients that cause addiction, so this seems to be a good reason to give cucumbers to dogs.
The current mainstream is cucumber, which has no warts and no white powder called bloom on the surface, but it seems that old-fashioned varieties with many warts are being reviewed again. The specialty cucumber is cultivated throughout the prefecture and is the main item of vegetables in Akita prefecture. As a traditional vegetable in Akita prefecture, there seems to be “Kozama cucumber”, which is characterized by its triangular cut end. It is a native species that has been handed down in Kitaakita City. In the Ani area, there was an Ani mine with a history of 700 years, which became the largest copper producing area in Japan during the Edo period, and it seems that about 10,000 people lived in a small town called Aniai. It seems that the Kozama area was a vegetable producing area for the morning market in the town.