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Starting tomatoes and ideas for growing transplants

written by Adam Montri on 21-Feb-13 10:40

Written By Laura Haselhuhn

February 21, 2013

Today is the day that tomatoes can be started for the hoophouse summer production.

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"Farminar" of interest

written by Adam Montri on 20-Feb-13 12:34

If you haven't found the time to make it to a conference this year, fear not, the internet has a wealth of information and webinars that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.

Practical farmers of Iowa is an organization of farmers/supporters out in Iowa.

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Tomato Variety Trials done at University of New Hampshire

written by Adam Montri on 19-Feb-13 10:49

February 21st is the date to start tomato transplants.

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Endwall options for hoophouses

written by Adam Montri on 25-Jan-13 11:25

Written by Laura Haselhuhn

Adding to the post yesterday about baseboard options, today it seems fitting to talk about endwall options for hoophouses.

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Hoophouse Baseboard Options

written by Adam Montri on 24-Jan-13 12:21

Written By Laura Haselhuhn

With lows close to zero the past few days I hope everyone is staying warm.

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A New Year of Record Keeping

written by Adam Montri on 17-Jan-13 12:13

January 23, 2013

A New Year of Record Keeping-The first four steps to taking better records start before even sharpening your pencil

Written By Laura Haselhuhn

 

With a new year comes a new chance to get started with keeping records.  If your New Year’s resolution has anythi

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January in the hoophouse

written by Adam Montri on 14-Jan-13 07:04

Photo credit: Adam Montri

January in the hoophouse-Gearing up for a new year of farming

Written By Laura Has

Great Lakes EXPO wrap up

written by Adam Montri on 10-Dec-12 12:02

I’m back from Great Lakes Fruit & Vegetable, with a grocery tote full of brochures of information and seed catalogs.  The Expo was great, I had a chance to talk to some of the farmers that we work with, and of course I went to some very informative sessions-a session on effective use of social media and a pa

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Farm visit, aphids, hoophouse rain catchment systems

written by Adam Montri on 06-Dec-12 12:58

Written by Laura Haselhuhn

Two weeks ago we visited Kelly Vallelunga at Long Valley Farm near Kalamazoo.  She recently added a 30’x 96’ hoophouse to her farm.  Her hoophou

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Farm visit & Winter crop schedule

written by Adam Montri on 03-Dec-12 11:44

Written by Laura Haselhuhn

Two weeks ago we visited Koelbel Farm.  Herman has been growing food for his family for most of his life.

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