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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.
Container gardening offers the DIY enthusiast an at-home option for growing your own fruits and vegetables. Learn how to construct your own tiered container garden with this step-by-step tutorial.
Steve Upson, senior soils and crops consultant, constructs a tiered tower garden by repurposing old tires. This video walks through the steps to construct a basic tower garden and offers some...
Steve Upson, soils and crops consultant for the Noble Research Institute, talks about the pros and cons of different materials available for raised bed and container garden construction.
Steve Upson, soils and crops consultant, demonstrates various hoop houses as well as the benefits and potential drawbacks of each one.
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...
The new Center for Pecan and Specialty Agriculture adds opportunities for ag education and collaboration