Federal government spends millions on...

Federal government spends millions on hoop houses

There are 2 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Jan 17, 2011, titled Federal government spends millions on hoop houses. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

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.

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Since: Apr 08

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#2 Jan 17, 2011
It would be a dream to have one of these hoop houses. Imagine being able to grow your own vegetables and herbs for most of the year. I don't understand the expense, though. Does that include a drip system for irrigation, and is the frame aluminum? I'm interested to know more about the ground temperature under the hoop compared to outside the hoop, too. I'll follow their helpful links and find out!

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#3 Jan 18, 2011
Cool, i cold grow a little bud.

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