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Moveable High Tunnel Construction Workshop

May 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tunnel to Table

Photo of High Tunnel in Spring - taken at Juniper Hill Farms (KS)

Our Moveable High Tunnel Workshop will  provide a hands on experience constructing a Four Seasons Tools moveable high tunnel.

Moveable high tunnels are at the cutting edge of growing technology as they solve some of the problems posed by stationary tunnels, mainly the ability to more effectively rotate crops, promoting plant and soil health, as well as allowing more effective season extension. A number of growers have indicated that high tunnel construction workshops are helpful if they are exploring the idea of high tunnels or are planning to build one, and since moveable tunnels are more mechanically complicated this is especially true.

This workshop will include the leadership of Greg Garbos, owner of Four Seasons Tools, comments by Stu Shafer on JCCC’s plan for crop production in the moveable tunnel, and an update on the Tunnel to Table project by Tom Buller, KRC Specialty Crops consultant.

For more information, contact: Tom Buller at bullerfamilyfarm@gmail.com, or 785-218-6233.

 

Location: Fields behind Horticulture Sciences Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS, 66210

Enter from College Blvd on West Campus drive and park to the west of the Horticultural Sciences Building.  The workshop will be behind the Warehouse.

Details

Date:
May 10, 2016
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue

Johnson County Community College – fields behind Horticulture Sciences Center
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210 United States
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