High Tunnels

High Tunnels

High Tunnels

Using Low-Cost Technology to Increase Yields, Improve Quality and Extend the Season

Table of contents

Case Studies-----------------------------2
High Tunnels and Marketing--------23
Site Considerations--------------------26
Selecting Your Structure-----------28
Construction Tips---------------------40
Environmental Management--------47
Soil and Crop Management---------54
Pest Management--------------------60

The manual was written by Ted Blomgren of Cornell Cooperative Extension and Tracy Frisch of the Regional Farm and Food Project, with Pennsylvania farmer Steve Moore. It was published by the University of Vermont Center for Sustainable Agriculture.

Along with this manual, a 45-minute DVD video was created.

Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) ENE04-082, Innovative Farmers Educate Agency Personnel about Managing High Tunnels .

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Online Version (Free):
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To order hard copies of the manual or video, visit the University of Vermont.

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.

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