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.
Please Also Visit:
Friday, March 28, 2014
1 pm to 5 pm
Pekarek's Produce Farm
RT. 15, Dwight, NE
Pekarek's Produce Farm is approximate 20 miles north of Seward on Route 15 on the west side of the road (approx. 1 mile north of the junction of Rt. 15 and Rt. 66.)
This year we have been growing and marketing strawberries during the winter using a heated high tunnel. Come and see this sustainable production system and visit with the grower and UNL scientists involved with this project.
Registration is FREE – we just need to know you are coming. Refreshments provided.
You can also register by mailing this information to: Strawberry Team, 279 Plant Sciences Lincoln, NE 68583-0915 or call 402-472-2811.
To view a webinar on high tunnels, click here:
High Tunnels & Cold Frames ... Tools to Extend the Growing Season
The Challenges of Growing Strawberries in the Greenhouse PDF (added 1/27/14)
Capillary Mat – Greenhouse Grower article (added 9/6/12)
(To see the video at full-size, click here.)
Dr. Ellen Paparozzi's Presentation at ASHS 2011: "Viticulture and Small Fruits"
Watch Them Grow
Colored Mulch Study