TunnelBerries Videos: Bramble and Strawberry Production in Tunnels
Benefits of growing strawberries under low tunnels: Discusses the key benefits of growing strawberries under plastic low tunnels in cold climates of North America.
Blackberry production in tunnels: Current research by Dr. Marvin Pritts from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York focusing on testing trellising techniques along with an overview of the economics of blackberry tunnel production.
Constructing Multi-Bay Tunnels for Organic Fruit Production: Shows the construction of multi-bay high-tunnel hoophouses from Haygrove Tunnels Ltd. at Michigan State University's Student Organic Farm.
Day neutral strawberry plant management under tunnels: Current research by Dr. Marvin Pritts from Cornell University on managing of day neutral strawberries under low tunnels in New York including fertigation, overwintering techniques and insect exclusion netting.
Double Cropping Primocane Fruiting Raspberries: Describes the growth cycle of primocane fruiting raspberries and how to manage them for a double crop by fruiting the floricanes.
Grower Observations and Adoption of Tunnel Technology: Discusses the rewards and challenges of growing berries in both high and low tunnels in New York state and will be especially useful for extension educators.
Growing Containerized Raspberries Under High Tunnels: Procedures for growing raspberries in containers under tunnels including irrigation, trellising and overwintering.
Growing Raspberries in High Tunnels: Eric Hanson, Michigan State University Professor, discusses how high tunnels are less expensive, greenhouse-like structures that provide several important benefits. Learn how tunnels can be chosen and managed for profitable bramble crop production.
High Tunnel Ventilation: A detailed presentation on venting high tunnels: physical properties, selecting the type of ventilation and the ventilation configurations currently being evaluated as part of the TunnelBerries research project.
Low and High Tunnels for Protected Culture for Berries: Marvin Pritts, Cornell University Professor, discusses the production of berries in protected structures to extend the sales season.
Low tunnel structures, installation and management: Covers the primary components of a low tunnel system, offers suggestions for material selection and provides useful installation tips.
Managing High Tunnel Blackberries on Swing Arm Trellises: Describes overwintering and training tender blackberry varieties in central Michigan, a region with cold winters.
Managing High Tunnel Raspberries with a V trellis system: Raspberries grown under high tunnels can be grown on a V-trellis systems to improve double cropping and ease of harvest.
MSU Multi-Bay High Tunnels - Protecting Fruit Crops: MSU AgBioResearch scientists at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center are studying raspberries, strawberries and blackberries using a relatively inexpensive multi-bay tunnel, which provides protection to crops during the growing season.
Organic Raspberry High Tunnel Pest Management: Organic management techniques are describes for a variety of pests found in high tunnels.
Parts of a High Tunnel: Information on all parts of a single-bay gothic peak high tunnel along with the terminology is commonly used for various high tunnel types.
Primocane Fruiting Raspberries: Growth Cycle and Management: Follows primocane fruiting raspberry plants through two growing seasons, explaining production on primocanes and floricanes.
Raspberry Cultivars for High Tunnels: Seven raspberry cultivars are featured: Joan J, Polka, Imara, Kweli, Kwanza, Crimson Night and Double Gold.
Site Selection for High Tunnels: Provides information on important factors to consider when deciding on a location for a high tunnel.
Types of High Tunnels: Provides information on the types of high tunnels (single and multi-bay) that are commercially available and important features of each to consider.