We removed the straw from the top of the bagged raspberries in mid-March. Today, Jeremy and Shelia fertilized each raspberry bag with 1 tablespoon of Osmocote 14-14-14. We recorded two raspberry bags of Crimson Giant did not have shoots or grow last year. Besides these two, it looks as though all of the raspberries have overwintered well into their sixth season. We hope that … [Read more...] about Fertilizing raspberries
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 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
The 2018 Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop was held on Wednesday and Thursday, October 17 - 18 at the State Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove. Fifty-seven participants attended. Topics ranges from Ginger and Turmeric to Oyster mushroom production. Tomatoes, peppers and eggplant production was also featured. See https://ag.missouristate.edu/mtngrv/GHHT2018.htm for … [Read more...] about 2018 Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop held October 17 – 18