[Market-farming] High Tunnel Winter Growing

Bill Shoemaker wshoemak at illinois.edu
Tue Nov 24 10:50:43 EST 2009


Very nice reference, Etienne. It certainly emphasizes a risk I hadnt thought of; excessive nitrates. This could render leafy greens unsafe, irregardless of pathogenic organisms. I'll have to give that some thought.

Bill

>Bill Shoemaker wrote:
>> I wonder if you could use compost that is not quite done "cooking". Perhaps you could band it in trenches and plant crops between the trenches. 
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>    http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/compostheatedgh.html
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>ATTRA is such a wonderful resource!
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