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Tuesday, October 21, 2008
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Growing Under High Tunnels

This workshop is for backyard gardeners, market gardeners, urban farmers and anyone who would like to learn more about growing food by utilizing a high tunnel system. Two experts will present. Brad Bergefurd is an Extension Educator with OSU Extension Center in Piketon, Ohio. He will discuss what and how to grow under high tunnels as well as tunnel-specific pest management. Joe Kovach is an Associate Professor with OSU and will present his research in the theory, design, and practice of a fruit and vegetable polyculture system that is economically viable (greater than $80,000/A) and environmentally sound.

REGISTER: Call Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension, Summit Co., 330-928-4769 ext.21FEE: $20 includes workshop and box meal.

This workshop is for backyard gardeners, market gardeners, urban farmers and anyone who would like to learn more about growing food by utilizing a high tunnel system. Two experts will present. Brad Bergefurd is an Extension Educator with OSU Extension Center in Piketon, Ohio. He will discuss what and how to grow under high tunnels as well as tunnel-specific pest management. Joe Kovach is an Associate Professor with OSU and will present his research in the theory, design, and practice of a fruit and vegetable polyculture system that is economically viable (greater than $80,000/A) and environmentally sound. REGISTER: Call Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension, Summit Co., 330-928-4769 ext.21FEE: $20 includes workshop and box meal.

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