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.
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