High Tunnel Webinars

The Nebraska Cooperative Development Center, Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension collaborated on a webinar and workshops series focused on High Tunnels in 2011. These venues provided participants with information on: site and high tunnel selection, construction, soil management, season extension, irrigation, pest management, bed design, cropping systems and marketing. Program funded in part by a Speciality Crop Block Grant administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture.


High Tunnels & Cold Frames: Tools to Extend the Growing Season

From Wednesday April 20th, 2011. This workshop is part of a Specialty Crop grant the Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society received in partnership with the Nebraska Cooperative Development Center. "Increasing the Availability of Nebraska's Specialty Crops through High Tunnels" aims to increase the number of producers in Nebraska using these high tunnel technologies. The objectives of this project are to: Increase awareness about high tunnels and how they can be used to extend specialty crop production in Nebraska. Increase the technical skill level among specialty crop farmers growing or starting to grow crops in high tunnels. The webinar series will kick off with UNL Assistant Professor of Practice Horticulture Greenhouse Production & Management Stacy Adams with an intro to High Tunnels including site selection and types of structures.

To view the webinar click this Link: High Tunnel Webinar Part 1


Choosing the Right High Tunnel: Components and Design

From Wednesday May 18th. 2011. Presented by Stacy Adams, this was the 2nd in the Nebraska High Tunnel Webinar Series brought to you by the Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society & UNL Nebraska Cooperative Development Center. This workshop is part of a Specialty Crop grant the Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society received in partnership with the Nebraska Cooperative Development Center. “Increasing the Availability of Nebraska’s Specialty Crops through High Tunnels” aims to increase the number of producers in Nebraska using these high tunnel technologies. The objectives of this project are to: Increase awareness about high tunnels and how they can be used to extend specialty crop production in Nebraska. Increase the technical skill level among specialty crop farmers growing or starting to grow crops in high tunnels. The second in the webinar series will be once again with UNL expert Stacy Adams with an in depth look at High Tunnels in Nebraska.

To view the webinar click this Link: High Tunnel Webinar Part 2