USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service offers financial and technical assistance for growers interested in adding protected agriculture to their operation.
Central Florida-based growing operation Misty Organics is countering competition by filling a niche demand.
West Virginia University research project has developed a prototype “BrambleBee” to develop a more efficient process to pollinating brambles under cover.
Sixty percent of vegetable growers use protected agriculture. Here are a few more stats you’ll want to know.
Those who’ve only grown in fields face the unknown when it comes to growing under cover. Luckily, there are excellent programs around the country designed for growers.
From access to winter markets to a different pest regimen, here are six things you need to weigh when making your decision.
State-of-the-art operation in Central Florida built and equipped to meet growing marketplace demand.
Team at Penn State University using low and high tunnels and plastic coverings to extend raspberry and strawberry seasons.
TunnelBerries project offers resources for growers, Extension agents, and those interested in berry production under cover.
New Hampshire scientists conducted a two-year winter trial to determine the best spinach varieties and planting dates for production in unheated high-tunnels.
Researchers in New Hampshire receive grant to expand research for tomato nutrient and pest management in high tunnels.
The book is designed to help growers who are beginning high tunnel production.
Colored bell peppers have the potential to be a profitable alternative crop.
Material selection, structural design, and variety selection are just a few things to consider when growing melons under high tunnels.
If you produce in the field and plan to add a greenhouse, or if you plan to switch from ornamentals to vegetables in protected culture, understand the systems involved and know your water source.
New Hampshire experiment station scientists conduct a winter trial in high tunnels to help growers make decisions on which varieties to plant and when.
The potential advantages of the movable structures compared to field production and permanent high tunnel structures will be evaluated.