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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • March

Novel hoop house design offers easier equipment access

The Sloan clamshell end wall consists of a series of hoops that swivel at the base enabling the end wall to open and close.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • July

New resource details hoop house construction basics

As an educator and consultant, I have been asked numerous times by work associates and growers to produce a "how to" resource on hoop house construction. I've been hesitant to do so because hoop house design and construction techniques are always evolving.
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  • Horticulture

High Tunnel Hoop House Portable End Wall Construction Plans

A set of plans provides detailed instructions for constructing a portable end wall for use with the Noble Research Institute 14-foot-wide by 7-foot-high portable polypipe high tunnel hoop house. With...
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  • Horticulture

Portable Poly Pipe High Tunnel Hoop House Construction Plans

The Noble Research Institute poly pipe hoop house was developed in response to the needs of growers for a low cost, portable structure. It is the product of three years of research and development...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2011
  • March

The Economics of Hoop House Fruits and Vegetables

A hoop house is "a freestanding or gutter-connected covered structure, without heating or electrical power, using passive ventilation for air exchange and cooling, and an irrigation system for crop...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • March 2019

5 Protected Ag Technologies That Help Fruit, Vegetable Growers Face Harsh Weather

Specialty crop growers can use protected agriculture technologies to manage risks associated with growing fruits and vegetables in unpredictable, often extreme weather events. Technologies include raised beds equipped with plastic mulch film, floating crop covers, low tunnels and high tunnel hoop houses.

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Managing Crops in Hoop Houses

Specialty crop growers worldwide continue to adopt high tunnel hoop houses because they provide an element of environmental control not possible with field production. During this course, you will learn how to manage the growing environment unique to hoop houses to produce high yielding, high quality crops.