High Tunnel Conference Presentations now ONLINE


In December 2020, we held the Northern New England High Tunnel Conference, online this year.  For those who weren't able to attend, we recorded all the sessions, and they are available for you to watch or listen at your convenience:

Tues, Dec. 1. 5-7 PM. Keynote and Kickoff: We welcomed Dave Chapman, from Long Wind Farm in East Thetford VT, who will present: “Low tech tunnels to high tech greenhouses: choosing technologies that work for you”, and “Important business considerations for tunnel producers”. 

Tues, Dec. 8. 5-7 PM. Diseases & Insects in High Tunnels: Cheryl Smith (UNH) presented "Diagnosing problems in high tunnels", Anna Wallingford (UNH) and Cheryl Sullivan (UVM) presented “Common and uncommon insect pests of tunnels and best practices to manage them". The group then worked together to diagnose problems from photos submitted by participants. 

Tues, Dec. 15. 5-7 PM. Soil, Pest and Crop Management in Tunnels: Jonathan Ebba and George Hamilton (UNH) presented "5 tips to getting good spray covered in tunnels", Becky Maden (UVM) and Bruce Hoskins (UME) presented "Adjusted high tunnel fertility guidelines: how are they working in practice?", and "Varieties for high tunnels" were presented by a panel of expert seed company representatives.

Thank you ALL for participating, and please don't hesitate to reach out (email becky.sideman@unh.edu) if you have questions, or ideas for the next conference.