Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2018: $12,303.00
Projected End Date: 02/29/2020
Grant Recipient: Red Fire Farm
This power point is a summery of the findings from this research project that compared organic plasticulture verse traditional matted row production systems. The goal was to see if the plasticulture system could be successfully modified to delay ripening so that at least a portion of the crop would ripen in the 2nd half of June when customers traditionally expect ripe strawberries.
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Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
This product is associated with the project "System Modifications and Varieties for Extending the Organic Strawberry Plasticulture Ripening Season in MA"