Strawberry Chat Update – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Strawberry Chat Update

Strawberry Chat in Sept. is about substrate production. You will learn the basics of substrate production and hear about two substrate strawberry production systems. Dr. Chieri Kubota and Mark Kroggel from The Ohio State University talk about root zone management in substrate production and introduce the greenhouse system. Richard Barnes is the owner of Tanglewood Berry Farm in Fort Wayne, IN. Richard discusses how Tanglewood Berry Farm grows strawberries in an elevated system with a lower level of environmental controls.

Strawberry Chat in Aug. is about plasticulture production. We discussed many topics in plasticulture strawberry production, including site selection, beds, plastic mulch, fertility management, crop rotation, winter protection, cultivar selection, and more. If you grow vegetables on plastics and are interested in learning more about plasticulture strawberry production, you may find this episode helpful.

You can hear all the episodes of Strawberry Chat on this site 


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