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Season-Long Strawberry Production Publication Available Online

Posted: March 7, 2012

For those of you who are interested in producing day-neutral strawberries, there’s a guide out there for you – Season-Long Strawberry Production with Everbearers for Northeastern Producers. This 70-page guide covers information on production techniques, economics and pests in day-neutral production.

The Season-Long Strawberry Production Guide focuses largely on production in the plasticulture system, though alternative production systems are also discussed. It is the culmination of a research and extension project funded by SARE, and was also national winner at the 2011 National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communications Awards in the Publications category!!  Authors are Willie Lantz, Harry Swartz and Sherry Frick from the University of Maryland and Kathy Demchak from Penn State University. This publication was made possible with funds from SARE Project LNE06-241, “An integrated approach to developing a day neutral strawberry production industry.”