Protected Agriculture Stories

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
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

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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
FruitsOasis Grower Solutions’ Floralife Microbloc Disinfect…
March 25, 2014
The greenhouse disinfectant can now be used in food preparation areas of the greenhouse, and can be used to treat harmful bacteria such as E. Coli on greenhouse surfaces where edible crops are handled. Read More
Protected Agriculture6 Factors To Consider When Constructing High Tunnel End…
March 12, 2014
Points to consider when constructing your high tunnel walls. Read More
BerriesManaging SWD In High Tunnel Raspberries
February 6, 2014
Researchers from Cornell University explore the use of a fixed sprayer system in high tunnel berries for effective canopy coverage. Read More
Crop ProtectionThe Time Is Now: Tips To Manage Pests In Vegetable Tran…
January 8, 2014
Managing pests in vegetable transplants is an integrated process that includes sanitation, sound cultural practices, the use of resistant cultivars, and proper use of the correct crop protectant. Read More