2003 High Tunnel Production Manual

2003 High Tunnel Production Manual

2003 High Tunnel Production Manual


This season extension manual, covering commercial hoop house and high tunnel production, is available in hard copy for purchase only.

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - A Short History of Protected Horticulture: World and Regional Perspectives
Chapter 3 - High Tunnel Construction and Maintenance
Chapter 4 - High Tunnel Planting: Bed Arrangements and Tillage Considerations
Chapter 5 - High Tunnel Irrigation Options
Chapter 6 - The High Tunnel Cropping Environment: Understanding How Things Work
Chapter 7 - High Tunnel: Integrated Pest Management: Insects and Mites
Chapter 8 - High Tunnel Disease Management
Chapter 9 - High Tunnel Nutrient Management: Fertilizers, Composts, and Cover Crops
Chapter 10 - High Tunnel Mulching Options
Chapter 11 - High Tunnel Vegetable Crop Production
Chapter 12 - High Tunnel Berry Production
Chapter 13 - High Tunnel Sweet Cherry Production
Chapter 14 - High Tunnel Cut Flower Production
Chapter 15 - The Economics of High Tunnel Production
Chapter 16 - Marketing High Tunnel Crops
Chapter 17 - The Environmental Impact of Plasticulture Technology: Considerations and Initiatives

Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) ENE03-076, An educational program for training extension professionals and vocational agriculture teachers on high-tunnel technology .

Product specs
Author(s): William James Lamont and Michael D. Orzolek
Location: North Central | Northeast | Pennsylvania | South | West
How to order

Available in hard copy only. Visit Penn State Extension to order.

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.