Protected Agriculture Stories

CitrusDiversification Is King For Small Farm’s Success
October 16, 2014
Being flexible and adapting to the times critical for Central Florida's Vo-LaSalle Farms. Read More
Protected AgricultureWhat To Consider When Growing High Tunnel Sweet Cherries
September 8, 2014
Growing cherries under protective covers offers several advantages, including reducing the incidence of cracking. Read More
BerriesHigh Tunnels, Small Farms, And Strawberries
September 5, 2014
Saylor’s Farm experiments with hydroponic production yield earlier, higher-quality and more marketable crops. Read More
GrapesPlastic Rain Covers Can Affect Canopy Microclimate And Fruit Quality
August 2, 2014
In studies, it appears green covers may delay fruit ripening and both covers may provide some protection from postharvest rots. . Read More
Protected AgricultureFarm Research Helps New York High Tunnel Tomato Growers With Leaf Mold
July 28, 2014
A four-page fact sheet is available to help high tunnel tomato growers fight leaf mold. Read More
Cold ProtectionHigh Tunnels Offer Real Competitive Advantages For Your Crop [Opinion]
June 6, 2014
Perhaps it’s time you took a look at what’s going on under cover. Read More
Protected AgricultureHigh Tunnels Offer A High Return On Investment For Growers
May 20, 2014
High tunnels are a growing niche, providing growers with high-quality produce, a competitive edge in market arrival time, and a more sustainable and efficient use of inputs. Read More
Use High Tunnels To Improve Blueberry Yields, Earliness
BerriesUse High Tunnels To Improve Blueberry Yields, Earliness
April 22, 2014
Alto Straughn has planted 80 acres of blueberries under high tunnels on his farm in Florida. With the right varieties, Read More
FruitsOpinion: Don’t Get Left Out – Make Room For Protected Agriculture
April 18, 2014
Florida Grower managing editor Paul Rusnak says it's time for growers to come in from the outside. Read More
BerriesFlorida Blueberry Trailblazer Stays On Cutting Edge Of Innovation
April 17, 2014
High tunnels help Alto Straughn push earliness and yields of his crops to new levels. Read More
Protected AgricultureNASA’s “Veggie” Plant Growth Chamber Bound For Space
April 14, 2014
The plant growth chamber filled with living lettuce uses LED lighting and intends to help expand in-orbit food production capabilities. Read More
Protected AgricultureHigh Tunnel Workshop Accepting Applications For Training
April 9, 2014
Three day training available for specialty crop growers from Ohio State University. Read More

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Having a clearly defined plan for your operation and knowing which upgrades to make will lead you on a path to profitability. Read More
Insect ControlTake Control Of Thrips In Your Greenhouse
October 30, 2014
Why such a foreboding title? Thrips, one of the tiniest pests of greenhouse crops, are the carrier of one of Read More
Protected AgricultureLED Lighting Symposium To Be Held At University Of Ariz…
October 27, 2014
Event to focus on LED lighting technologies for specialty crop production. Read More
CitrusDiversification Is King For Small Farm’s Success
October 16, 2014
Being flexible and adapting to the times critical for Central Florida's Vo-LaSalle Farms. Read More
Protected AgricultureWhat To Consider When Growing High Tunnel Sweet Cherrie…
September 8, 2014
Growing cherries under protective covers offers several advantages, including reducing the incidence of cracking. Read More
BerriesHigh Tunnels, Small Farms, And Strawberries
September 5, 2014
Saylor’s Farm experiments with hydroponic production yield earlier, higher-quality and more marketable crops. Read More
GrapesPlastic Rain Covers Can Affect Canopy Microclimate And …
August 2, 2014
In studies, it appears green covers may delay fruit ripening and both covers may provide some protection from postharvest rots. . Read More
Protected AgricultureFarm Research Helps New York High Tunnel Tomato Growers…
July 28, 2014
A four-page fact sheet is available to help high tunnel tomato growers fight leaf mold. Read More
Cold ProtectionHigh Tunnels Offer Real Competitive Advantages For Your…
June 6, 2014
Perhaps it’s time you took a look at what’s going on under cover. Read More
Protected AgricultureHigh Tunnels Offer A High Return On Investment For Grow…
May 20, 2014
High tunnels are a growing niche, providing growers with high-quality produce, a competitive edge in market arrival time, and a more sustainable and efficient use of inputs. Read More
Use High Tunnels To Improve Blueberry Yields, Earliness
BerriesUse High Tunnels To Improve Blueberry Yields, Earliness
April 22, 2014
Alto Straughn has planted 80 acres of blueberries under high tunnels on his farm in Florida. With the right varieties, Read More
FruitsOpinion: Don’t Get Left Out – Make Room For…
April 18, 2014
Florida Grower managing editor Paul Rusnak says it's time for growers to come in from the outside. Read More
BerriesFlorida Blueberry Trailblazer Stays On Cutting Edge Of …
April 17, 2014
High tunnels help Alto Straughn push earliness and yields of his crops to new levels. Read More
Protected AgricultureNASA’s “Veggie” Plant Growth Chamber Bound For Sp…
April 14, 2014
The plant growth chamber filled with living lettuce uses LED lighting and intends to help expand in-orbit food production capabilities. Read More
Protected AgricultureHigh Tunnel Workshop Accepting Applications For Trainin…
April 9, 2014
Three day training available for specialty crop growers from Ohio State University. Read More
Protected AgricultureOpinion: It’s Time For The Facts On GMOs
April 7, 2014
Rick Snyder shares a few facts concerning the status of GMOs in our food crops, which includes those grown in greenhouses. Read More
Protected AgricultureUtilizing Integrated Pest Management In The Greenhouse
April 7, 2014
Beneficials protect peppers from aphids and thrips both in and out of the greenhouse. Read More
ProductionOpinion: Reap The Benefits Of High Tunnels
April 7, 2014
High tunnels not only provide vegetable growers with an opportunity to get a jump on the growing season, they offer numerous environmental benefits as well. Read More