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Optimizing strawberry yield in vertical farming

As consumer interest in local foods rises, producers of fruits and vegetables are seeking answers to challenges such as limited growing seasons and pests. Across the country, growers are looking to vertical, hydroponic, high tunnel production systems to extend short growing seasons, minimize pest incidence, and maximize crop yield and profitability. A study in the August 2016 issue of HortTechnology contains new recommendations for best management practices for vertical farming for strawberry production in the Midwestern U.
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