Western SARE Project Summary
Raising Livestock and Crops Simultaneously in Unheated Greenhouses
FW07-031, John Socolofsky, Colorado
This farmer project assessed whether greenhouse crops can be raised and harvested through the winter months on the Colorado front range in hoop structures without added artificial heat, and whether body-heat energy produced by livestock and through composting manure will keep the temperature above freezing.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) FW07-031, Raising Livestock and Crops Simultaneously in Unheated Greenhouses.
How to Order
Only available online
Project products are developed as part of SARE grants. They are made available with support from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed within project products do not necessarily reflect the view of the SARE program or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.