“Managing hoophouses and high tunnels for year-round farming success” online course offered in MI

03/3/2015

A hoophouse at the MSU Student Organic Farm. Image courtesy Katy Joe DeSantis. (view larger image)

A hoophouse at the MSU Student Organic Farm. Image courtesy Katy Joe DeSantis.

Registration has opened for an online course offered through the MSU Department of Horticulture: “High Tunnels and Hoophouses for Year-round Farming Success.”

This course is scheduled to begin on March 16th and run for 6 weeks (self paced; with 8 weeks of access to the course recordings and materials). Participants will receive cropping information, management strategies, and other resources from hoophouse farmers and experts. The course will provide access to recorded presentations with extensive use of pictures and diagrams, detailed written course materials in an easy to read format, printable materials and weekly discussion time with course instructor(s) that have more than 25 years of combined hoophouse/high tunnel experience.

Places in this course are limited. The cost of the course is $150. This is the last “High Tunnels and Hoophouses for Year-round Farming Success” online course until fall and winter.

An informational trailer describing the course content and format as well as the course registration are available here.

For questions or more information, contact Adam Montri at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 517-353-0407.