Managing Hoophouses and High Tunnels for Year-Round Farming Success

Date: October 19, 2015 - October 26, 2015
Location: Online Course
Contact: Adam Montri at hhonline@msu.edu or 517-353-0407.

Course Description:
Whether you are a seasoned hoophouse farmer or new to using hoophouses, this six week, self-paced course will provide you with cropping information, management strategies, and other resources from hoophouse farmers and experts to put you on a path to success. Participants will have access to recorded presentations with extensive use of pictures and diagrams, previously unavailable detailed written course materials in an easy to read format, additional printable materials plus weekly chat/hang-out time with course instructor(s) that have more than 25 years of combined hoophouse/high tunnel experience.

The course is scheduled to begin Oct. 19, 2015. You will receive an email prior to Oct. 17, 2015 with a username and password to log into the Michigan State University Desire2Learn (D2L) Course Management System. Starting on Oct. 19 you will be able to log into the course at http://d2l.msu.edu and access the materials.

Course Instructors: 
Adam Montri, farmer and owner Ten Hens Farm; Hoophouse outreach specialist, Michigan State University Department of Horticulture and MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

John Biernbaum, Professor, Michigan State University Department of Horticulture

Course Cost: $150

Course Length: 6 weeks, self-paced

Preview the course here: hrt.msu.edu/videos/hoophouse-trailer

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