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Published July 23, 2012, 10:24 AM

More about high tunnels

By: Jonathan Knutson, Agweek

Experts suggest several potential first-stop sources of information about high tunnels. The sources include:

n Local county extension offices.

n Websites operated by organizations promoting the use of high tunnels. One of the most popular is http://hightunnels.cfans.umn.edu/, which is associated with the University of Minnesota.

Other popular websites: www.hightunnel.org., part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture-sponsored project looking at high tunnels on the Central Great Plains, and www.attra.org., which is connected with the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

n Online chat rooms devoted to high tunnels, where experienced high-tunnel operators can advise people interested in getting started.

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