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    High Tunnel Workshop

    When:

    Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Description:

    So you think you want a high tunnel? Come to this workshop to learn the basics of selecting, purchasing and putting up a high tunnel. 9:00 am - Registration 9:30-10:30 am - What to Grow 10:30-11:30 am - Site Selection 11:30-12:30 pm - Lunch (provided) 12:30-1:30 pm - Selecting a High Tunnel Kit 1:30-2:30 pm - Constructing a High Tunnel 2:30-2:45 pm - Break 2:45-4:00 pm - Disease and Insect Pest Identification and Management, Crop Rotation, Soil Health Concerns 4:00-4:30 pm—Funding a High Tunnel 4:00 pm - Evaluations Featured Speaker: Mr. Norman Kilmer of Morgan County Seeds in Barnett, MO has helped hundreds of farmers throughout Missouri and the broader United States select the correct high tunnel for their production. Mr. Kilmer will present on site selection, high tunnel design, orientation, the construction process, and expected maintenance. He is wealth of knowledge so don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a pro!

    Registration:

    Workshop Fee: $15.00 per person Fee is for lunch and materials. Make checks out to University Extension and note on the check: High Tunnel Workshop. Walk-ins welcome but not guaranteed a lunch. Mail to: Jefferson County Extension PO Box 497 Hillsboro MO 63050 Questions: 636-797-5391 or kellyd@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    2/21/2018

    Cost:

    $15.00

    Facilitator:

    Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jefferson County
    phone: 636-797-5391

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