do I get started?
Some references for hoophouses or hoophouse berry production are listed
below. Articles in academic journals should be available through your
state university library system, and you could order them locally through
are provided as a convenience for our readers. They are not an endorsement
by the University of Wisconsin.
Winter raspberry production in greenhouses, Marvin Pritts et al, HortTechnology
1999, 9(1) 12-15. Also at www.hort.cornell.edu,
or call (607) 255-4568.
Greenhouse strawberry production during
winter months. Fumiomi Takeda, USDA-ARS,
Kearneysville, WV (304) 725-3451. Proc. Mid-
Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention,
Hershey, PA, 1999.
“These New Hampshire strawberries are no
bleacher bums" The Fruit Growers News,
Sparta, MI, July 2000, pg 32-33, about William
Lord's work at the Univ. of NH. (616) 887-9008
“Greenhouse strawberry production reaches
new heights” Tim Carpenter, Greenhouse
Management and Production, Sept. 1996 16(9)
“Get on the hoophouse bandwagon!” Growing
for Market, Dec. 1999 8(12). Lawrence, KS.
How-to hoop house construction tips.1999.
Noble Foundation pub. NF-HO-99-02,
www.noble.org, (580) 223-5810, free.
Greenhouses for homeowners and gardeners,
June 2000. Natural Resources Ag Eng. Service
bulletin #3137. 200 pgs, $25.(607)255-7654.
Proceedings of the 3rd Intl.
Symposium Vol I, II, Acta Horticulture 1996
No. 439. Read relevant papers at your state
university's agriculture library.
Greenhouse strawberry culture in peat bags.
Lieten and Baets, Advances in Strawberry
Production, 1991, Vol. 10, 56-57.
Production systems. Handley, D., 1998. In:
Pritts and Handley (eds), Strawberry production
guide. Pg 18-27. NE Reg. Agr. Eng. Serv., Ithaca, NY. (607) 255-7654.
Rowcover and high tunnel growing systems
in the United States, Otho Wells,
HortTechnology 1996, 6(3) 172-176.
Strawberries under protection. Dennis
Wilson. 1997. Grower Guide No. 6. Grower
Books, Kent, Great Britain. 84 pgs, $30. ISBN
1 899372 11 3.
Grower Magazine. Misc. articles. Published
weekly by Nexus Media, Leicestershire,
England. Tel. 01858-438897. Check to see if
your state agriculture library carries this
ATTRA information packets, Appropriate
Technology Transfer for Rural Areas,
Fayetteville, AK, (800) 346-9140.; free
Greenhouse supply companies such as
Hummert (800-325-3055), CropKing (800-321-
5656) Stuppy (800-733-5025), and International
Greenhouse Co (888-281-9337).
This material was developed by the Healthy Farmers, Healthy Profits
Project, whose goal is to find and share work efficiency tips that maintain
farmers' health and safety and also increase profits.
For more information, call (608) 252-1054 or visit our website at http://bse.wisc.