Controlled Environment Agriculture: Greenhouses, Strawberries and More


NEW for 2013–2014

The Nebraska Strawberry Team will continue our research with a new grant: "Winter Production of Nebraska Strawberries: An Idea Whose Time Has Come"

This project is 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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Please Also Visit:

National Strawberry Sustainability website
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Walmart Foundation website
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This year, the Nebraska Strawberry Team has been growing and marketing strawberries during the winter using a heated high tunnel. An open house was held March 28, at Pekarek's Produce Farm near Dwight, Neb., to allow produce growers, extension agents, farmers, farmer's market vendors, students and others to see this sustainable production system and visit with the grower and UNL scientists involved. The team would like to thank all who attended. Please take the time to comment or offer suggestions — see Comments Form below. Your input is valuable. Thank you.
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Summary Video

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Dr. Ellen Paparozzi's Presentation at ASHS 2011: "Viticulture and Small Fruits"

Poster 2012

Poster 2010

Watch Them Grow



Colored Mulch Study

Preliminary Report Presented at ASABE

Powerpoint of Preliminary Report


Business Aspects