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Multistate research group meets at Nebraska

Horticulturists and biological systems engineers from nine universities met at the Hyatt Place in Lincoln for their annual multistate meeting, June 29–30. The group, NE-1335 Resource Management in Commercial Greenhouse Production, was welcomed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln IANR Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm.

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NE-1335 Resource Management in Commercial Greenhouse Production group at Lauritzen

Winter Production of Medicinal and Culinary Herbs

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Low Tunnel and Greenhouse

Cold Frames, High Tunnels, Low Tunnels and Greenhouses: Choose a Growing Structure Best for You

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Benching

Constructing a Block and Fence Growing Bench:

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Irrigation/Fertigation

The Capillary Mat Construction for High Tunnel or Greenhouse Benches video demonstrates how to install a capillary mat system by first laying black poly, then the white mat and drip tape followed by panda plastic (white/black) on the top.

Capillary Mat - Greenhouse Grower article PDF (added 9/6/12)
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CEA Grant 2013-2014

The Nebraska Strawberry Team continues research with a grant: "Winter Production of Nebraska Strawberries: An Idea Whose Time Has Come" This project was funded by a grant from the Walmart Foundation and administered by the University of Arkansas System Division Of Agriculture Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability.
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