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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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Protected Agriculture: Low Tunnel Demonstration

Jim Shrefler, an area horticulture specialist from Oklahoma State University, demonstrates his methods for low tunnel construction as well as his trial studies using low tunnels to keep out crop-destructive insects such as squash bugs.

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Protected Agriculture: Hoop House Accessible Equipment

Micah Anderson, from the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, demonstrates how to use a BCS tractor to lay plastic over raised rows in a bow-sided hoop house.

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Protected Agriculture: Irrigation Design Considerations

Josh Brown, from Irrigation-Mart (irrigation-mart.com), shows a variety of drip and spray irrigation products suitable for your hoop house as well as demonstrates a possible configuration for laying out drip lines.

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Protected Agriculture: Mobile Hoop House Demonstration

Leon Sloan, owner of Leon's Greenhouses in Kingston, Oklahoma, demonstrates moving a clam shell hoop house from one location to another.

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Protected Agriculture: Tools and Tips For Tunnel Construction

Steve Hill, of Phocas Farms and Hoop Houses, demonstrates the beginning process they use to align and square up the outer walls of a hoop house tunnel.

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Protected Agriculture: Hoop House Tour

Steve Upson, soils and crops consultant, demonstrates various hoop houses as well as the benefits and potential drawbacks of each one.

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Permanent Raised Bed Gardening

The Noble Research Institute Horticulture Center was created to assist the market gardener and the serious home gardener in producing high quality vegetables, fruit and flowers on marginal soils. To...