Raising Livestock and Crops Simultaneously in U...

Raising Livestock and Crops Simultaneously in Unheated Greenhouses

Raising Livestock and Crops Simultaneously in Unheated Greenhouses

FW07-031, John Socolofsky, Colorado
FW07_031

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.

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Handout

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Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) FW07-031, Raising Livestock and Crops Simultaneously in Unheated Greenhouses .

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.