This webinar explains how the federally subsidized insurance product AGR-Lite works, explores other insurance options, and provides a brief overview of crop-insurance limitations for highly diverse farms. It also demonstrates NCAT's new AGR-Lite Wizard as
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Learn more about extending the growing season! University of Illinois Extension Educators, Nathan Johanning and Kyle Cecil discuss the basics of season extension techniques and high tunnel production.
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Crop consultant, Doug O’Brien, and organic farmer, Helen Atthowe, share their pest monitoring and decision making tips and short cuts. Learn how to look for insect, disease, and crop quality problems on organic vegetable and fruit farms. We will also touc
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In part one of this lecture from the Noble Foundation's Hoop House Symposium, Steve Upson shows examples of several types of hoop house structures and discusses the pros and cons of the different designs.
Steve Upson is a Noble Foundation soils and cro
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In part two of this lecture from the Noble Foundation's Hoop House Symposium, Steve Upson discusses the materials available for hoop house construction as well as options for hoop house end walls.
Steve Upson is a Noble Foundation soils and crops consu
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In the third and final part of this lecture from the Noble Foundation's Hoop House Symposium, Steve Upson shows how to select and prepare a site for a hoop house (high tunnel) and goes through the steps involved in assembling the structure. Based on his e
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