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posted December 30, 2009

Funding available to help farmers extend the growing season while protecting natural resources

AMHERST, Mass. (December 21, 2009) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced a new pilot project under the ‘Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food’ initiative for farmers to establish high tunnels – also known as hoop houses – to increase the availability of locally grown produce in a conservation-friendly way.

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