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Cornell Fruit Resources: Berries

Resources for Commercial Berry Growers

Production guides

Strawberry Low Tunnel Production Guides:

  • Low Tunnel Strawberry Production Guide – This excellent how-to manual covers what growers need to know to be successful growing strawberries under low tunnels in the Northeast U.S. Types of low tunnel structures and plastic covers are detailed as well recommendations for managing the tunnel microclimate, using day neutral strawberry varieties and strategies for winter protection.
  • Protected Culture for Strawberries using Low Tunnels – ​Extend strawberry production in the Northeast US into late summer and fall. Includes recommended procedures for growing and producing day neutral strawberries under low tunnels.
  • ​Strawberry Production Season Extension Using Low Tunnels – This USDA site explains the benefits of low tunnel strawberry production in low tunnels. Includes low tunnel construction costs.

Strawberry tunnel production videos:

Raspberry & Blackberry ​High Tunnel Production Guides

  • High Tunnel Raspberries and Blackberries – The newly updated 2017 guide “High Tunnel Raspberries and Blackberries” is now available! ​Extend the season, increase yields and improve fruit quality with this in-depth production guide filled with color photos, production budgets and more in this guide compiled by researchers and extension personnel from Cornell, Penn State, Michigan State and Rutgers Universities.
  • Organic Raspberries in Three Season High Tunnels – ​This bulletin integrates knowledge on conventional culture of high tunnel raspberries with information collected from a Michigan State University organic high tunnel research project.

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