Use of Tobacco Transplant Houses and Other Types of Greenhouse Structures to Produce Alternative Crops

North Carolina State University
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Open Grants Program
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The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to identify alternative crops for both tobacco transplant and standard greenhouses. Funds are to be used to support the following activities: (1) identify & test potential contract crops for wetland restoration and water garden plants in float bed houses; (2) experiment with summer and organic hydroponic production systems for lettuce and basil; (3) set up demonstrations comparing various types of greenhouses, production systems and alternative crops; and, (4) disseminate findings of the research.

Ms. Karen A. Roddy2601 Wolf Village WayAdmin Services III, Suite 240Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7514(252) 985-9868
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