Irrigation for Frost Protection

Friday, April 15, 2011

It's been a funny spring with a few short warm spells but mostly prolonged cold periods. Several growers have uncovered their strawberries early and are now concerned about frost injury. A good article on frost protection can be found on the OMAFRA website. It looks like it might be a frosty spring so it is worthwhile to review the principles and limitations of this protection strategy.