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Evaluation of strawberry and/or raspberry growing technologies used in Latvia and cultivar adaptability

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Project No.
LAD 240118/P9 (Lote Nr. 8)
Beginning of the Project
End of the project
Project Manager
Involved employees

Project aim: to evaluate and demonstrate for farmers and other growers the adaptability of strawberry and/or raspberry cultivars to different growing technologies in local agro-climatic conditions.

Tasks of the project:
•    evaluation of strawberry cultivars for growing in plastic greenhouses; 
•    evaluation of strawberry cultivars for growing in high tunnels; 
•    evaluation of strawberry cultivars for growing in intensive growing system on open field; 
•    evaluation of raspberry cultivars for growing in organic farming conditions on open field; 
•    evaluation of raspberry cultivars for growing in integrated production conditions on open field; 
•    evaluation of raspberry cultivars for growing in high tunnels;
•    organisation of open to public Field days in every demonstration object and conclusion seminar.

Farms and organizations involved in the demonstration: "Migl Dārzi" IM, "Lepšas" Ltd, "Lubeco" Ltd, "Berry Tours" Ltd, "Staķi" Ltd, "Skoru Dārzi" Ltd, Latvian Orchardman Association.

Amount of Funding
75000 Euro
Source of Funding
European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)
Institute's Role
Project leading institution
Status
Active
Published: 30/09/2020