The Use of Movable High Tunnels in the Organic Production of Strawberries, Potatoes, and Raspberries

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2002: $5,644.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
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  • Agronomic: potatoes
  • Fruits: berries (other), berries (strawberries)


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, feasibility study
  • Pest Management: biological control, competition, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mulching - plastic, row covers (for pests), mulching - vegetative, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, organic matter, nutrient mineralization
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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