New Publication “Sustainable Practices for Plasticulture Strawberry Production in the Southeast” Is Now Online!

Posted On January 2, 2015— Written By

Happy New Year! Now is a great time to start thinking about ways to improve your production practices for the future and with that in mind we are happy to introduce the recently published extension publication ‘Sustainable Practices for Plasticulture Strawberry Production in the Southeast’!

This publication outlines and includes:

  • Recommendations for incorporating cover crops into plasticulture strawberry production.
  • A Link to a video that demonstrates plug inoculation
  • Help calculating Nitrogen inputs from compost and cover crops
  • Production Calendar
  • Links to other resources.

The management practices are backed up by considerable research and some were discussed by Amanda McWhirt during her presentation at the Strawberry Expo. If you have questions you can contact her at

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Photo of Gina Fernandez, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Gina FernandezExtension Specialist (Small Fruits) (919) 513-7416 gina_fernandez@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
Posted on Jan 2, 2015
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