Aug 30, 2016
Website offers resources for high, low tunnel berry growers

A new website, www.tunnelberries.org, has been launched as a resource for high and low tunnel berry growers.

The project, led by Eric Hanson at Michigan State University, coordinates work on high tunnel berry production taking place at a number of institutions including Penn State.tunnelberries

The Tunnel Berries website offers more information about the project as well as information on sources and manufacturers of high and low tunnels, different brands of plastics, production of berries in both tunnels and the field, and plastics recycling efforts. There are links to videos on many of the above topics, and more information is being added as time goes on.

The project is funded by a multi-state Specialty Crops Research Initiative grant. The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association, the New York State Berry Growers Association, the Michigan State Horticultural Society, and the Minnesota Berry Growers Association provided matched funding towards the grant.

For more information, visit the Penn State Extension website.


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