Category Archives: High Tunnel

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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High Tunnel Workshop

Over 100 speakers and participants attended our high tunnel workshop. In the morning we heard talks on high tunnel construction and tomato and raspberry production. A panel discussion/luncheon was held in the pavilion and then we toured the Fruit Experiment …

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Drosophila larvae on raspberry

We harvested raspberries today and put both sound and cull berries in a salt solution (1 cup salt to 1 gallon water) to see if Drosophila larvae were present. We found some on the sound fruit and more on the …

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