High Tunnel Production

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Articles

We have just published a new research report that describes a project focused on winter protection of figs grown in-ground in Durham NH. Learn More
In December 2020, we held the Northern New England High Tunnel Conference, online this year.  For those who weren't able to attend, we recor... Learn More
Meg McGrath, Cornell University Plant Pathologist based in Long Island, recently (October 2020) received reports of spinach downy mildew in New Englan... Learn More

Resources

Resource Category Topic Type
Enterprise Budget for benchtop production of salad greens
This Microsoft Excel-based enterprise budget aims to help growers evaluate the costs associated with producing salad greens grown on greenhouse…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers Agriculture & Gardens
Low Tunnel Strawberry Production Guide
This 25-page guide provides an introduction to low tunnel systems, and shares construction and management tips for low tunnel strawberry production,…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Research Report: Figs for Cold Climates 2021
Fig is grown commercially in mild climates throughout the world. Fig offers the potential to be a high-value crop in New England, but to be…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops Agriculture & Gardens Research Report
Research Report: High tunnel cucumber variety trial, 2010
In 2010, we evaluated fourteen varieties of cucumbers in a replicated trial in an unheated high tunnel at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station in…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Research Report: High tunnel pepper variety trial, 2015-2017
In the growing seasons of 2015-2017, we evaluated several varieties of greenhouse pepper varieties under unheated high tunnel production conditions.…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Research Report: High tunnel tomato variety trial, 2011-2012
Tomato is the crop most commonly grown in high tunnels throughout New England. We compared several indeterminate tomato varieties in a replicated…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Research Report: Winter spinach production in high tunnels, 2014 to 2016
Background & Objectives Spinach is a suitable crop for winter production in New Hampshire due to its ability to continue producing saleable…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Research Report: Winter sprouting broccoli research report, 2010
Sprouting broccoli is a traditional English crop for fresh market and home gardeners. Sprouting broccoli produces many small shoots, rather than a…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Very Small Greenhouses for Back Yards
When a gardener has had some success with growing plants “in season”, often the next logical step is to work on extending the season or even…
Agriculture & Gardens, Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers Agriculture & Gardens