Red Pontiac potatoes and yellow onions were planted in the high tunnel by our field crew on February 20th. These crops are purchased by us for use in our annual fish fries and other events. We also have some ginger and turmeric growing on a heat mat in the greenhouse and we will transfer this to the high tunnel just to have a store of the cultivars available. Since we are … [Read more...] about High Tunnel Update
The row of State Fruit Experiment Station grape cultivar releases came under our general management today. We took cuttings of reestablish these cultivars to a different location on the station. The cultivars that were alive in this planting to be reestablished are Ozark Prize, Gasconade, Challenger, Eleven Point, Beaver, Tetra, Bokay and Piney. Cultivars that were lost include … [Read more...] about Grape cuttings of State Fruit Experiment Station releases collected today
The raspberries in bags were rotated out of the high tunnel today and were covered with straw for winter protection. Photos will be uploaded soon. … [Read more...] about Bagged raspberries rotated out of the high tunnel today.
One-half bed of ginger was harvested from the high tunnel today. It was the Yellow Hawaiian and we harvested about 30 pounds. … [Read more...] about Ginger harvested today in high tunnel