February 25, 2018

2017 Results

Yields in lbs/acre was the lowest it’s been since 2013 for our day-neutral low tunnel strawberry project here at the West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris. The spring planting date of these day-neutral strawberries was average and the plants appeared healthy. Initially there was some plant loss which may have been a result of […]

End of season day-neutral strawberry yields

One of the objectives of our project was to determine if the use of a low tunnel system with day-neutral strawberries could provide adequate yields.  Traditional June-bearing strawberry varieties in Minnesota have a baseline yield of 5,500 pounds per acre (lb/A).  As shown below, lb/A of each of the six cultivars in the low tunnel and non-low […]