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Managing Weather-Related Risk for Specialty Crops

Specialty crop producers must manage many risks, one of which is adverse weather. During this course, you will learn about the many technologies and practices you can employ on your large or small specialty crop operation to mitigate the effects of unpredictable and often extreme weather.

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How to Build Raised Beds and Container Gardens

Come learn about the many kit and homemade garden bed/container options available and the pros and cons associated with each. You will have the opportunity to learn by participating in the construction of a novel raised garden bed and container garden ideal for use in a backyard setting. 

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  • One Noble Summer

A Diverse Summer: From Burning Pastures to Tagging Feral Hogs

2019 Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture Amber Oerly describes a variety of summer activities: conducting prescribed burns, touring an agritourism farm and helping tag feral hogs.

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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.

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Charlie Graham, Ph.D.

Charles J. “Charlie” Graham was raised on a farm in Anderson County, Texas. After college, Graham worked on diseases in cotton and Chile peppers at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. He...