April 23, 2014

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Minnesota High Tunnel Production Manual

The 2010 edition was recently reviewed and updated in 2012!

All sections are available below as downloadable and printable PDFs.
All information in the manual is also available in the corresponding sections of this website. 


 

Manual Cover 2012Introduction & Basics

Cover, Acknowledgements, Dedication, and Table of Contents

Introduction to High Tunnels

High Tunnels in Minnesota

Risk Management

Structures

Site Selection

Construction

The High Tunnel Environment

Light, Temperature, Wind and Ventilation

Cultural Practices

Crop Layout & Planting Methods

Trellising

Irrigation & Soil Moisture Monitoring

Soil Fertility & Fertigation

Crop Production

Weed Management – Mulches

Disease Management

Insect Pest Management

Organic Production

Pollination Management

Crops

Tomatoes

Overwintering Garlic

Crop Mixes

Raspberries and Other Fruit

Financial

Economics & Marketing