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Hoop house construction begins

Construction is underway on six hoop houses for the High Desert Farming Initiative, a University of Nevada, Reno farming demonstration project. The business-oriented collaborative will provide applied research and demonstration in hoop-house, greenhouse and organic farming in high desert climates for local growers and the agriculture industry, as well as assessment of various options to support economic development – primarily to support agriculture. Educational opportunities are also available to students interested in agriculture and business. “It’s exciting to get started and begin to realize the potential for this initiative,” said Sam Males, director of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 5, 2013 08:11AM Published Jul 5, 2013 08:11AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.