<ul><li>A High Tunnel is … </li></ul><ul><li>A poly covered frame (cold frame) </li></ul><ul><li>Solar heated </li></ul><ul><li>And manually vented through either windows and doors or roll-up sides </li></ul><ul><li>Used to extend the season either earlier, later or even through the winter! </li></ul>
High Tunnels give us Some climate control for season extension & Exclude rainfall & winds
Weather Weirding Rainfall Totals 2011 February 7.42 inches March 4.65 inches April 9.77 inches May 6.78 inches 4 Month total 28.62 inches
So what are the advantages of growing in high tunnels Year-round production Command a premium price Capture and retain a market Exceptional quality fruits and vegetables Fewer insect issues Less foliar disease Year-round cash flow Less weed pressure * Fantastic Opportunity!!!