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  • 2006
  • November

New Program Links Oklahoma Farms and Schools

In case you haven't heard, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry signed legislation this past summer creating the Oklahoma Farm to School Program within the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF). The overarching goal of the program is to link Oklahoma farms and schools, creating new marketing opportunities for farmers and alternative sources of nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables for inclusion in school meals and snacks.
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  • 2008
  • December

Pear Harvest

Autumn always reminds me of a particular childhood experience. It was a cold, crisp evening with a full moon - just enough light to see where you're going without a flashlight. The temperature was typical for nights during the fall and an indication that winter would soon follow.
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  • 1998
  • July

Summer of 1980 Revisited

If you lived in these parts during 1980, no doubt the summer left quite an impression on your mind. Every living thing suffered through one of the hottest summers on record. Could such an extreme summer happen in 1998?
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  • 1999
  • March

Urban Sprawl: Opportunity or Threat?

Growing high value crops is not for everyone. However, if you view urban sprawl as an opportunity to generate additional on-farm income as opposed to a threat to your way of life, give me a call.
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  • 1998
  • August

You Say Tomato

I was recently asked the question "What is the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?" It is a common question, usually pertaining to tomato classification, so I thought I would answer it here to satisfy everyone's burning need to know.
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  • 1999
  • August

Strawberry Fields Forever

In Oklahoma, strawberries have traditionally been a popular fruit for fresh use and freezing. Unfortunately, local production of this crop meets only a small percentage of this consumption.
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  • 2006
  • August

New Plant Image Gallery Search Engine Makes Plant ID Easier

Since its launch in 1997, the Noble Research Institute's popular online Plant Image Gallery has helped thousands of natural resource managers, ecologists, students and homeowners who are seeking to identify plants. Now, Noble is pleased to announce some upgrades to the site that will make plant identification faster and easier.
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  • 2002
  • July

Study Reveals "Berry, Berry" Good News

A joint Noble Research Institute/Oklahoma State University study evaluated several commercial strawberry varieties using the annual plasticulture system, and though additional trials need to be conducted before any variety can be recommended with a high degree of certainty, the future of annual strawberry plasticulture in Oklahoma appears to be good.
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  • 2003
  • December

The Future of Fresh Market Fruit, Vegetable Production in Oklahoma

The potential for production and marketing of fruit and vegetable crops in Oklahoma has never been greater.
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  • 2014
  • June

Herbicides control blackberries

June is usually the best month to control blackberries in pastures and rangeland in the Southern Great Plains.
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