High Tunnel School Set for Nov. 13-14

10/6/2012 7:00 AM

LANCASTER, Pa. — The 2012 High Tunnel Growers School will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 13 and 14, at the Penn State Lancaster Center, Lancaster Farm and Home Center Building, Lancaster.

The school will teach new growers the latest techniques to produce high quality, high tunnel-grown vegetables. Pest-management and fertilization presentations will cover both conventional and organic methods. Pesticide credits will be awarded to licensed applicators.

Sponsors are Penn State Cooperative Extension and The Capital RC&D. Cost is $145 and includes all program materials, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks and a CD or DVD of all presentations, handouts and some too-large-to-print publications.

Only 35 spaces are available and preregistration is required. For more information, contact Steve Bogash at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension office at 717-263-9226, ext 230, or smb13<\ http://extension.psu.edu/vegetable-fruit/events/high-tunnel-school.

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