A hoop house built over the winter can get spring crops to market earlier, for higher prices. Here are the Kerr Center’s plans and explanatory aids for a low-cost Hanley-style hoop house.
Plan Now for a Hoop House
In this short video, David Redhage recounts the Kerr Center’s work developing cold frames to enhance production during climate extremes.
via Southern SARE: A University of Arkansas study has found that using high tunnels in berry production can increase yields, extend the harvest season, and improve fruit quality compared to field production. However, care must be taken to manage pests. In the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SSARE)-funded project (LS12-250), “Extending the Market Season…
One of few books to focus completely on the subject of woodchips in food production, this new volume is a good resource.
Newly developed varieties of sweet sorghum are resistant to the sugarcane aphid. Read George Kuepper’s update.
This recent edition of an old classic is the perfect book for someone who wants to sample stories about various heirloom vegetables.