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Get in the Loop with a Hoop House

This workshop will focus on the use of seasonal high tunnels, or hoop houses, in organic farming operations. Hoop houses can help extend the growing season, improve plant and soil quality, decrease nutrient and pesticide applications, reduce disease, conserve water, improve air quality through lowered transportation inputs, protect crops from unpredictable weather, and reduce energy use. Technical and financial assistance are available for design, purchase and construction—including for companion practices such as drainage control measures—through Farm Bill programs administered by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Is a hoop house right for your operation and your future?

* This  workshop is approved for 1.5 Equipment Innovation CEU credits for Certified Crop Advisors.

Track and Session Info

Session: 
C | 3:30 pm

Date and Location

Location: 
Nautilus
Day: 
Thursday
Presenter(s): 

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Location:
Merrill
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Location:
Acacia
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Activists
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Location:
Chapel
Track:
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Date:
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Location:
Heather
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Kiln
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Nautilus
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Heather
Track:
Soil & Water
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Kiln
Track:
En Español
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Kiln
Track:
Soil & Water
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Oak Shelter
Track:
Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Nautilus
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Fred Farr
Track:
Merchants, Handlers, & Distributors
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Evergreen
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Merchants, Handlers, & Distributors
Date:
Oct 25 2015
Location:
Merrill
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Location:
Chapel

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