Events

Workshops, conferences, and events in sustainable and organic agriculture, community food systems, and policy, mostly throughout 13 states in the Southern Region of the United States.

High Tunnel Vegetable Production (SC)

  • South Carolina Botanical Garden Clemson, SC 29634

Join Steve Moore, high tunnel crop production expert, who will share his research and experience with sustainable high tunnel vegetable production.  In addition, Shawn Jadrnicek, manager of the Clemson University Organic Farm, will give an overview of the farm’s successful high tunnel production system and lead a tour of the farm greenhouse and high tunnels. Shawn will also describe methods for optimal greenhouse location to maximize sun access and water drainage.

TOPICS:
High tunnel design and location; managing the microclimate; soil fertility management; disease and insect management; selection of cropping systems and planting sequence; high tunnel crop performance and budgeting.

REGISTRATION:
The fee to attend this workshop is $30 for non-extension personnel and $12 for Extension Personnel which includes handouts and a locally sourced lunch.  To register for this workshop please follow this link: https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=550