Season Extension Activities in Kansas: Legal Issues and Local Policy Options

Season Extension Activities in Kansas: Legal Issues and Local Policy Options

The climate in Kansas presents challenges to growing and supplying produce during much of the year. However, season extension activities (SEAs) can help those growing local produce overcome challenges and extend the growing season. Season extension activities range from common agricultural practices, such as selecting cold-weather hearty

Growing Berry Crops in Protective Structures

Growing Berry Crops in Protective Structures

A Resource for High Tunnel Berry Growers Berry growers in the Upper Midwest and Northeast can access information specific to growing berries in tunnels at the TunnelBerries website:  TunnelBerries is a seven-state research and extension project designed to provide growers with the knowledge needed to expand raspberry,

Our Bugs in a Jug Webpage – Ohio State University

Want to know more about crop biostimulants, especially their use in sustainable-organic vegetable production? Growers and others can find out more about these popular but often confusing products. This website is setup as a hub for biostimulant/biofertilizer information, events, and farmer-focused research. Register to participate in call-in conversations

Growing Under Cover: A Kansas Grower’s Guide

Growing Under Cover: A Kansas Grower’s Guide

Growing Under Cover 2 is here!! Written by Tom Buller, Kansas Rural Center; Dr. Cary Rivard, Kansas State University, Fruit and Vegetable Extension Specialist; and Kim Oxley, Research Extension Associate, Kansas State University, Growing Under Cover: A Kansas Grower’s Guide, provides success stories from Kansas farmers who use


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Below is a list of associations related to high tunnel (hoophouse) construction and production American Society for Plasticulture Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas Growing Growers Training Program Healthy Farmers, Healthy Profits Project High Tunnels Growers Network National Sustainable Agriculture

Research content including structures, ‘wind proofing’, growing crops, plasticulture and general production techniques farmers profit from the use of high tunnels to extend their growing season and produce higher quality vegetables, fruit and flowers., suppliers, videos, publications information, technologies (high tunnels, plastic mulches,

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The Healthy Farms, Healthy Profits Project has compiled a list of work efficiency tip sheets. Visit their website now: Partnered with: The University of Wisconsin-Madison,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

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