NCR Organic and Sustainable Ag Video Series 2008

Hoophouses and High Tunnels
March 20, 2008
7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time

Flyer (Indiana)

Live Streaming Video (available the night of the program only)

Archived Streaming Video (wmv)

This video was recorded live. Technical difficulties disrupted the program for short periods at (HH:MM:SS) 00:05:45 - 00:10:15, 00:42:00 - 00:45:30, and 02:12:45 - 02:13:52. There is a break from 01:06:40 - 01:11:30. You may wish to fast forward through these periods. Times for each speaker are listed below. Questions begin at 02:01:00.

Agenda (pdf)

Handout of all slides, 6 slides per page, pdf format, good for printing.
  • Color, High res. (10 MB)
  • Color, Med. res. (3 MB)
  • B&W, High res. (7.3 MB)
  • B&W, Med. res. (2 MB)
  • Entire Program in Powerpoint (37 MB) (Download to hard drive and then open)

    Intro to Hoophouses and High Tunnels. Matt Kleinhenz, OSU
    (ppt, 8 MB)   (pdf, 1 slide per page, 1.8 MB) (00:02:18 - 00:32:52)
    Types of Hoophouses, Considerations before Purchasing, Installation Adam Montri, MSU
    (ppt, 16 MB)
    (pdf, 1 slide per page, 2 MB) (00:34:17 - 01:06:40)
    Maximizing Production to Meet Market Needs. Susan Houghton, Michigan
    (ppt, 0.18 MB) (pdf, 1 slide per page, 0.06 MB) (01:11:30 - 01:44:45)
    Using High Tunnels to Meet Market Needs. Mike Roney, Indiana
    (ppt, 38 MB)  (pdf, 1 slide per page, 1.6 MB) (01:45:00 - 02:00:35)


    CD and educational packet from 2008 High Tunnel Workshop at Ohio State Univ.
    The CD features six hours of discussion on high-tunnel design, construction and management, including in organic systems. The speakers, all recorded at the workshop, include nine high-tunnel-using farmers, seven scientists and seven industry professionals: chefs, produce buyers, and market and auction managers. In addition to Ohio farmers, industry professionals, and OSU Extension specialists, high tunnel experts Ted Carey, Kansas State University, and Otho Wells, University of New Hampshire, are featured on the CD. Audience questions and comments are also included. The educational packet compiles 71 pages of color and black-and-white visuals and resource materials used by the speakers and panelists. The CD and packet contain different but complementary information. The cost is $10 for the CD, $20 for the packet (discount available for orders of five or more), or $25 for both. For details and to order, call (330) 263-3810; e-mail; or write to Kleinhenz in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, OSU/OARDC, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691-4096. When ordering, indicate how many CDs, packets or both are wanted; include your name, full mailing address, telephone number and, if available, e-mail address; and make checks payable to The Ohio State University.

    List of resources from MS Word version of this list.

    High Tunnels: Using Low Cost Technology to Increase Yields, Improve Quality, and Extend the Growing Season
    by Ted Blomgren and Tracy Frisch, with Steve Moore.
    Direct Link to pdf of entire manual is here (2.4 MB)

    High Tunnels Workshop at 2007 Indiana Horticultural Congress (scroll down to see presentations about High Tunnels)



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