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  • 2012 Vegetable Production Budgets for a High Tunnel
    This publication helps users to calculate high tunnel profitability for vegetable production. The information is based on detailed production records of five farmers growing crops such as bell peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, herbs, lettuce and tomatoes, related to work that began with a Leopold Center marketing grant. Iowa State University Leopold Center publication.

  • Fungicide Mobility for Nursery, Greenhouse, and Landscape Professionals
    Fungicides are classified in a variety of ways, including biochemical mode of action,fungicide resistance action committee (FRAC) code, or their mobility. This publication describes fungicide mobility, or movement, after it is applied to a plant.

  • Fungicide Rotations for Nursery, Greenhouse, and Landscape Professionals
    Fungicides are important tools for managing ornamental plant diseases. There are many different fungicides and numerous methods of classifying them. This publication examines how fungicides are classified and recommends management practices to prevent fungi from developing resistance to these products. Purdue University.

  • Growing Under High Tunnels in Illinois and the Midwest
    Movable high tunnels are the newest progression in extending the growing season for vegetables. They allow for diverse crop rotations, inclusion of perennial crops, and easier use of cover crops. With this booklet, learn growers' responses to a survey of their experiences with high tunnels, regarding purchase, construction, crop choices, production, and revenue. Challenges as well as advantages of using high tunnels are addressed, and a photo diary depicts a year of production under high tunnels. Print and Internet resources along with high tunnel vendors are listed. You can purchase a print copy ($3.00) at https://pubsplus.illinois.edu/CS01.html

  • High Tunnels and Other Season Extension Techniques
    Spurred by enthusiasm and growing markets for local agricultural products, farmers are increasing the availability of their crops beyond the traditional outdoor growing season. Find out how with SARE’s High Tunnels and Other Season Extension Techniques, a collection of practical resources for experienced growers and those who are new to season extension.

  • High Tunnels in Illinois Publication PDF
    High Tunnel survey, troubleshooting, information, and resources related to high tunnel production

  • Iowa High Tunnel Fruit and Vegetable Production Manual
    The objective of this workbook is to provide growers with the information and resources to use high tunnels effectively, enhance productivity and net income, and learn from the experience of other high tunnel users. 2010 Publication # 2098.

  • Production and Economics of High Tunnel Vegetables and Strawberries
    Publication by Lewis W. Jett, Vegetable and Small Fruit Crops Specialist - West Virginia University Extension Service

  • Sustainable Pest Management in Greenhouses and High Tunnels PDF
    The techniques discussed here apply primarily to vegetables produced in unheated greenhouses and high tunnels in the northeastern United States, but may also be adapted to production in other regions with similar climates and pest populations.

  • Tomato Disease Management in Greenhouses
    Purdue Extension Publication BP-197-W