Can Straw Mulch and a High Tunnel Be Used to Better Grow Ginger in the Midwest?

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $5,320.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:
Pov Huns
Huns Garden


  • Additional Plants: ginger


  • Crop Production: high tunnels or hoop houses
  • Pest Management: mulches - general

    Proposal summary:

    We will see whether straw mulch and a high tunnel can be used to extend the growing season of ginger in our Kansas City farm.

    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.