Wayne County High Tunnel Initiative

Agricultural producers in Wayne County may apply for financial assistance to purchase a seasonal high tunnel for vegetable and fruit production. High tunnels are metal framed structures covered with plastic that allow producers to extend their growing season. Financial assistance for seasonal high tunnels is available statewide but $150,000 in funding is dedicated to producers in Wayne County. For more information contact the Ann Arbor NRCS field office at (734) 761-6722 extension 3.

Flint Genesee County High Tunnel Initiative

Application cut-off for 2016 funding is March 18

Agricultural producers in Genesee County may apply for financial assistance to purchase a seasonal high tunnel for vegetable and fruit production. High tunnels are metal framed structures covered with plastic that allow producers to extend their growing season. Financial assistance for seasonal high tunnels is available statewide but  up to $200,000 in funding is dedicated to producers in Genesee County. For more information contact the Flint NRCS field office at (810) 230-8766  extension 3.

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MI High Tunnel cost-shares with the NRCS; Funds dedicated to Wayne, Flint, Genesee Counties

From the Michigan Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) website.  Note that while funding is available state-wide, funds are being set-aside for these specific counties.

Wayne County High Tunnel Initiative

Agricultural producers in Wayne County may apply for financial assistance to purchase a seasonal high tunnel for vegetable and fruit production. High tunnels are metal framed structures covered with plastic that allow producers to extend their growing season. Financial assistance for seasonal high tunnels is available statewide but $150,000 in funding is dedicated to producers in Wayne County. For more information contact the Ann Arbor NRCS field office at (734) 761-6722 extension 3.

Flint Genesee County High Tunnel Initiative

Application cut-off for 2016 funding is March 18

Agricultural producers in Genesee County may apply for financial assistance to purchase a seasonal high tunnel for vegetable and fruit production. High tunnels are metal framed structures covered with plastic that allow producers to extend their growing season. Financial assistance for seasonal high tunnels is available statewide but  up to $200,000 in funding is dedicated to producers in Genesee County. For more information contact the Flint NRCS field office at (810) 230-8766  extension 3.