High Tunnel Planning Project

HT overview
Three-bay high tunnel at the UF Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra, FL

Partnership to Explore Integrated Systems for Sustainable High Tunnel Organic Vegetable Production in the Southeast Region

Planning Project Objectives

  1. Build and strengthen new and existing partnerships with organic producers and other stakeholders by involving them in project planning, brainstorming, and outcome delivery.

  2. Identify the critical stakeholder needs for organic high tunnel system research, education, and extension through a multi-state organic grower survey.

  3. Develop a multi-regional integrated project proposal on organic high tunnel vegetable production systems to address the critical stakeholder needs and priority areas for research, education, and extension identified in this planning project.