Specialty Crop Resources

KRC Specialty Crop Resources

Growing Under Cover: A Guide to Polytunnel Options for Kansas Growers,  written by Dan Phelps, researcher & educator for KRC’s specialty crop programs, reflects input from more than 60 experienced Kansas high tunnel growers who responded to the Kansas Rural Center’s High Tunnel Survey in 2014. This manual offers practical information and resources to assist Kansas growers in avoiding common mistakes and tunnel disaster, in order to maximize their return on investment.

Other Specialty Crop Resources

hightunnels.org website

What is www.hightunnels.org?

We are researchers, extension specialists, professors, growers, technicians and students collaborating to share experiences and knowledge about high tunnels.

Who started www.hightunnels.org?

The website was started in 2002 as part of a USDA IFAFS grant project that was awarded to Kansas State University, University of Missouri, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  The project collaborators were Lewis Jett, Kimberly Williams, Laurie Hodges, Matt Kleinhenz

kstate                           University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension

Goals of the site:

  • Disseminate information from research
  • Be a resource for HT information
  • Growers
  • Educators
  • Researchers
  • [hightunnels] listserv