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        2013 EQUIP High Tunnel Program

Cost Analysis      Back to Study Page

August 2013 - project completed; total cost including fuel to pick up all the materials we calculate less than $7,400.00. We spent about another $400 for tomato hangers, row covers, irrigation system and peat moss We had the compost, all the tools and the plants. For bugetary pourpuses allow at least $8,500.00 to get up and running with a simular operation and not too many extras. The cost for double layer plastic and the W trusses added about $1000 total to the project, money very well spent.

Item & Description Cost
Base 30' x 72' high tunnel: manual curtain sides with cranks, poly for ends, wood by us, 6' side wall, all lag bolts, screws and hardware. Picked up at warehouse, no shipping $ 3,521.82
Double ginegar diffused polly with fan 766.64
W truss add 784.96
MO Sales Tax 290.45
SUB TOTAL High Tunnel as ordered $ 5,363.87
Two exterior 36" doors 157.62
Two 40' barn door tracks with rollers and hardware 419.57
Bag mix concrete for 18 of the post 61.68
Wood for the end walls and curtain walls 930.68
Miscellaneous - screws, latches, hardware 105.98
Eve vent doors - not purchased at this time $0
Miscellaneous on hand supplies - nails, screws, etc. estimated 100.00
Additional hardware for my design changes 32.65
Sub Total additional materials, no shipping $ 1,808.18
Grand Total all materials, no labor or shipping $ 7,172.05


2013 Rocky Creek Valley Farm

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