Manual Provides Instruction for Growing Produce in a High Tunnel

High tunnels are inexpensive, passive solar structures that are designed to extend the growing season and intensify production. While relatively new to agriculture in the United States, high tunnels can increase profits for producers when properly managed.

To help producers understand how to use a high tunnel and what crops can be profitable in it, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released the “Iowa High Tunnel Fruit and Vegetable Production Manual” (HORT 3060), a 17-chapter guide to high tunnel use available from the ISU Extension Store. The cost is $10 for a printed copy, or $5.00 for a downloadable PDF.

Read more in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach news release from October 3, 2017.


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