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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • August

Cool storage reduces produce losses

More often than not, new market gardeners are so focused on growing and marketing that they fail to plan adequately for what happens between the two - postharvest handling and storage.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • December

Backyard composting saves landfill space

Backyard composting offers property owners a proven, cost-efficient and environmentally friendly alternative to landfilling organic wastes.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2012
  • July

Using Surface Water for Drip Irrigation

Many growers have no choice but to rely on pond or stream water for irrigation because groundwater is too deep to justify the cost of drilling or the quality is too poor to be used for irrigation.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • August

Raised garden bed design downsized for construction ease

Decreased number and size of building materials makes construction easier.
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  • 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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  • Legacy Magazine
  • 2016
  • Winter

Welcome to the Backyard

The Noble Research Institute is building a backyard. Four, actually. Cars zip by the agricultural research institution's campus on Highway 199 east of Ardmore, Oklahoma, every day. Now, just before...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • January

Container Gardening: Here's What You Need to Know

During my professional career, I have witnessed the emergence and adoption of several production philosophies and technologies that continue to have a significant impact on both hobby and commercial...
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  • 2017
  • April

What the Produce Safety Rule Means for Growers

The consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables has been recognized for generations as a component of healthy living. However, consuming fresh produce can sometimes make healthy people sick. According...