Watch the webinar on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gH_ajX6mLig
This Webinar, presented by Tim Coolong of the University of Kentucky, on March 2, 2010 is an introduction to season extension using high tunnels. It covers common issues associated with tunnel production, and provides a short overview of how to construct a low cost pvc tunnel. The Webinar is for growers who are interested in season extension, but who may not want to invest a large amount of money right away.
Resources from Webinar
- High Tunnel articles by eOrganic
- Biofumigation and soil solarization study results 2007 [Online]. M. Bomford, B. Geier. Kentucky State University Organic Agriculture Working Group. Available at: http://organic.kysu.edu/biofumigation3.shtml (verified 5 Mar 2010).
About Tim Coolong
Tim Coolong is an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Coolong works primarily with small mixed vegetable farms around Kentucky. His research has focused on sustainable management for mixed vegetable production including irrigation management, new crops, and season extension.
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