Federal government spends millions on hoop houses

Jan 17, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: KansasCity.com

The federal government has spent millions of dollars to help farmers nationwide buy greenhouse-like structures called high tunnels that can add valuable weeks and even months to their growing seasons by protecting produce from chilly temperatures.About $13 million has gone to more than 2,400 farmers in 43 states to help pay for the low-tech tunnels ...

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timmy sezs

United States

#1 Jan 17, 2011
development of local farmers markets have proven to be good for communities and offers more and more every year. some expeariments include big box store conversios and putting idle parking lots to work for gathering points
Paul Ames

Bellflower, CA

#2 Jan 17, 2011
Most Farmers use their govt subsidies to Winter in Arizona or Florida at the tax slaves expense.

Sol

Since: Jan 08

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#3 Jan 17, 2011
Federal government spends millions on hoop houses
I saw the title and thought they were talking about free government housing for basketball players.

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