Category Archives: High Tunnel

Botrytis it is

We placed a sample of the blossom blight symptom collected from the high tunnel raspberries on July 15th in a plastic bag with a moist paper towel in it. Today we saw the grayish mycelium or fungal strands indicating the …

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Blossom blight symptom in raspberries

We noted a blossom blight symptom in the raspberries that we suspect to be Botrytis. The canes have been separated and secured to the trellis wire in some areas to improve air circulation and I reduced the irrigation schedule since …

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MSU raspberry research presented at the North American Raspberry and Blackberry Conference in Williamsburg VA

A poster entitled “Progress Report: Raspberry Production in Grow Bags” was presented at the North American Raspberry and Blackberry Conference held in Williamsburg, VA on Thursday and Friday, March 4 and 5, 2016. The conference was well attended and very …

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Veggies planted in the high tunnel today

The flats of vegetables were planted in the high tunnel today. The flats were seeded on January 29th. Types and cultivars include Salanova Green Incised, Red Incised, Red Sweet Crisp, Green Sweet Crisp, Red Butter, Green Butter, Red Oakleaf, Green …

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MSU Grad Student presents research at Great Plains Growers Conference in St. Joseph

The Great Plains Growers’ Conference was held in Saint Joseph, Missouri from Thursday, January 7 – Saturday, January 9, 2016.  Jennifer Morganthaler, an MSU graduate student in Agriculture working with Drs. Elliott and McClain, presented some information on the research …

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