Open House: Growing Strawberries in a Repurposed Poultry House

Friday, December 1, 2023     1:00-3:00 p.m.
Owens Farm, Bill Owens
34720 Pyle Center Road, Frankford, Delaware

Signs will be posted. This is an operating poultry farm so please only enter and park where posted.

All strawberry growers and others interested are invited to attend and open house to view two projects where a retired poultry house has been converted to indoor growing of strawberries under lights

You will see
1) A research area where six day-neutral varieties are being tested on their potential to produce strawberry fruits under lights in gutters with hydroponic nutrient solution.
2) An area where strawberries are being grown to produce runner tips to use in propagation.

To confirm that you are attending or for more information email Gordon Johnson at gcjohn@udel.edu

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