Finding the Best Structure for Season Extension and Profitability


Farm: Piedmont Biofuels
Operator: Doug Jones
Location: Pittsboro, Chatham County, NC
Production: Produce, Livestock, Renewable Fuel
Website/Contact: www.biofuels.coop
 
Jones tested and compared three “season extension structure” designs and evaluated the trade-offs observed between the more expensive up-front capital cost of a permanent structure and more affordable up-front cost of portable high tunnels.


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