Improved Productivity in Winter Greenhouse

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2006: $1,565.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2008
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
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  • Vegetables: broccoli, cabbages


  • Crop Production: intercropping
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research
  • Energy: energy conservation/efficiency
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture
  • Production Systems: holistic management, organic agriculture

    Proposal summary:

    Three variables will be tested and monitored to determine their impact on the productivity of hardy winter greens produced in a passive solar greenhouse from mid-December to mid-February. Results will help determine the most effective production schedule and methods to maximize greenhouse output.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.