The Texas Specialty Crops High Tunnel & Biodegradable Mulch Conference will be held on April 26, 2011 at the Texas AgriLife Research & Extension Center in Lubbock. The center is located just north of the Lubbock airport, exit 11 off I-27. The conference will begin with registration at 8:00 am. The cost is $45/person.
The Lubbock AgriLife Extension team currently have planted lettuce, tomatoes and strawberries inside the tunnels. Strawberry yields have been excellent.
For more information about the project, visit http://mtvernon.wsu.edu/hightunnels/
Also, Dr. Russ Wallace is seeking growers to attend a special Focus Group the day before the conference. You can contact him at 806-746-6101 or by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org