Season Extension: Fertility Management

Season Extension: Fertility Management

Season Extension: Fertility Management

High Tunnels and Other Season Extension Techniques

Learn more about providing adequate fertility to crops being grown in hoop houses, greenhouses and other season extension structures.

2003 High Tunnel Production Manual


A 17-chapter season extension manual covering commercial hoop house and high tunnel production of vegetables, berries and cut flowers. For purchase only.

Kansas State High Tunnel Video Series


This video series was developed by Kansas State Research and Extension, and includes segments on the following topics related to commercial high tunnel or hoop house production:

Overview | Design | What to Plant | Basic Management Considerations | Intensive Management | Resources

Moving Nursery Producers Toward Sustainable Practices Video Series


This video series describes measures commercial nursery producers can take to improve sustainability in the areas of irrigation, heating and energy use, runoff, recycling and more.

On-Farm Fertigation Trials in Kansas City-Area Organic High Tunnels


Five certified organic farms in the Kansas City area did one-year comparisons of the use of compost, fertigation and foliar feeding on high tunnel tomatoes, with respect to quantity and quality of yields.

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Additional Resources

The following resources, which were not funded or produced by SARE, contain valuable information.

Organic Greenhouse Tomato Nutrition (a University of Vermont fact sheet)

Watering and Fertilizing Tomatoes in a High Tunnel (a University of Missouri fact sheet)

Product specs
Format: Topic Rooms
Year: 2012
How to order

Availability varies by resource (many are accessible for free online). See individual resources for more information.


Tomato Health for a High Tunnel Environment


University of Rhode Island Agricultural Extension Agent Andy Radin discusses his research on tomato health and maintenance in a high tunnel environment.