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Publication List

Upson, S. (2018). Fall webworms are back! Here’s how to control them. Noble News & Views, August 1, pg. 1-2.

Upson, S. (2017). DIY tower garden. Legacy, December 20.

Upson, S. (2017). Build your own tower garden. Legacy, December 20.

Upson, S. (2017). What to consider when buying land for specialty agriculture. Ag News and Views, 35 (11), 2-4.

Upson, S. (2017). What the Produce Safety Rule Means for Growers. Ag News and Views, 35 (4), 6-9.

Upson, S. (2017). Container gardening: here's what you need to know. Ag News and Views, 35 (1), 1-3.

Upson, S. (2016). Novel hoop house design offers easier equipment access. Ag News and Views, 34 (3), 6.

Upson, S. (2016). Raised garden bed design downsized for construction ease. Ag News and Views, 34 (8), 4.

Upson, S. (2015). New raised bed design accommodates more gardeners. Ag News and Views, 33 (5), 3.

Upson, S. (2015). Formula provides basis for tree appraisal. Ag News and Views, 33 (11), 5.

Upson, S. (2014). Hoop house horticulture creates many benefits. Ag News and Views, 32 (2), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2014). New resource details hoop house construction basics. Ag News and Views, 32 (7), 3.

Upson, S. (2014). Cool storage reduces produce losses. Ag News and Views, 32 (8), 6.

Upson, S. (2014). Backyard composting saves landfill space. Ag News and Views, 32 (12), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2013). Seminar addresses water resources. Ag News and Views, 31 (7), 2.

Upson, S. (2013). Techniques help establish gardens, orchards in clay soil. Ag News and Views, 31 (1), 6.

Upson, S. (2012). Using surface water for drip irrigation. Ag News and Views, 30 (7), 1-2.

Donnell, J.D., Biermacher, J.T., Upson,S. (2012). The economics of spinach and tomatoes grown in hoop houses NF-AE-12-02. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.

Donnell, J.D., Biermacher, J.T., Upson, S. (2012). The economics of strawberries and squash grown in hoop houses NF-AE-12-01. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.

Steve Upson (2012). Portable poly pipe high tunnel hoop house construction plans NF-HO-12-01. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2011). The Noble Foundation poly pipe hoop house. Ag News and Views, 29 (12), 1-2.

Donnell, J. D., Biermacher, J. T. & Upson, S. (2011). The economics of hoop house fruits and vegetables. Ag News and Views, 29 (3), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2011). Groundwater for specialty crop irrigation. Ag News and Views, 29 (4), 6.

Donnell, J. D. , Biermacher, J. T., & Upson, S. (2011). Economic potential of using high tunnel hoop houses to produce fruits and vegetables. In Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting February 5-8, 2011 .Corpus Christi, TX: Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

Upson, S. (2010). Israeli Agriculture and Its Promise for Oklahoma. Ag News and Views, 28 (4), 5.

Upson, S. (2010). Schedule vegetable plantings for continuous harvest. Ag News and Views, 28 (10), 3.

Upson, S. (2009). Portable building coolers for market gardners. Ag News and Views, 27 (11), 3.

Upson, S. (2009). Rainwater: Use it or lose it . Ag News and Views, 27 (7), 3.

Biermacher, J. T., Upson, S., Miller, D. J., & Pittman, D. (2009). Economic feasibility of small scale vegetable production and retailing in rurual communities(abstract). In Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting .Mobile, Alabama: Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

Upson, S. (2009). New endwall design supports hoop house structures. Ag News and Views, 27 (3), 3.

Childs, D., Springer, J.,Rohla, C., Upson, S. (2008). Assessing the value of pecan trees NF-AE-08-1. Ardmore, Ok: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2008). Necessity leads to hoop house invention. Ag News and Views, 26 (11), 4.

Upson, S. (2008). Compost: There's more to it than meets the eye. Midwest Cattleman, 14 (3), 30.

Upson, S. (2008). Give your lawn a SIP. Ag News and Views, 26 (7), 2.

Upson, S. (2008). Compost: There's more to it than meets the eye. Ag News and Views, 26 (3), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2007). Revised raised bed gardening manual now online. Ag News and Views, 25 (7), 6.

Biermacher, J., Upson, S., Miller, D. J., & Pittman, D. (2007). Economic challenges of small-scale vegetable production and retailing in rural communities: An example from rural Oklahoma. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 38 (3).

Upson, S. (2007). Oklahoma AgWeather: Online ag tools. Ag News and Views, 25 (3), 2.

Upson, S. (2007). Hoop house survey provides glimpse of fledgling industry. Ag News and Views, 25 (11), 7.

Upson, S. (2006). Agri-tourism: alternative income opportunities for farm and ranch families. Ag News and Views, 24 (3), 3.

Upson, S. (2006). Use these moisture management tips for landscapes, gardens. Ag News and Views, 24 (7), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2006). Working overtime:Tips for extending your veggie season. State-by-State Gardening, September 2006, p. 44-45.

Upson, S. (2006). New program links Oklahoma farms and schools. Ag News and Views, 24 (11), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2006). Growth spurts-Horticulturist Steve Upson. Oklahoma Today, 56 (2), 46.

Upson, S. (2006). Mini-hoop houses fit raised garden beds. Farm Show, 30 (3), p. 17.

Upson, S. (2005). A pints-sized hoop house for the limited resource gardener. Ag News and Views, 23 (12), 7-8.

Upson, S. (2005). A raised bed designed with your back in mind. Clarksville Times, October 13, p. 2.

Upson, S. (2005). Hoop house strawberry trial: Year three. Ag News and Views, 23 (9), 3-4.

Upson, S. (2005). Use these tips to manage hoop house soil salinity. Ag News and Views, 23 (6), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2005). Communication can help reduce the incidence of herbicide drift damage to alternative crops. Ag News and Views, 23 (4), 3-4.

Upson, S. (2005). The pros and cons of backyard pecan production. Ag News and Views, 23 (2), 7-8.

Upson, S. (2004). A raised bed designed with your back in mind. Ag News and Views, 22 (4), 1.

Upson, S. (2004). Time nitrogen applications for best results. Ag News and Views, 22 (6), 7-8.

Upson, S. (2004). Hoop house strawberry trial: same song, second verse. Ag News and Views, 22 (10), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2004). Feel the burn: 2004 hoop house hot pepper trail. Ag News and Views, 22 (12), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2004). A raised bed designed with your back in mind (Steve Upson). Marietta Monitor, May 14.

Upson, S. (2004). Hobby hoop house construction, 10' X 32' NF-HO-01-04. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2004). High tunnel (hoophouse) manufacturers. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2004). Hoop house strawberry production NF-HO-0?-04. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2004). Hoop house specialty (colored) pepper production; NF-HO-0?-04. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundatiion.

Upson, S. (2004). Corrugated sheet metal raised bed construction. Ardmore, OK.: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2003). Coming soon: Removable top hoop houses. Ag News and Views, 21 (4), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2003). The future of fresh market fruit, vegetable production in Oklahoma. Ag News and Views, 21 (12), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2003). Hoop house strawberries: Taking berry production to the next level. Ag News and Views, 21 (10), 4-5.

Upson, S. (2003). Consider transplant size when looking for extra-early hoop house tomato yields. Ag News and Views, 21 (1), 5-6.

Upson, S. (2002). Hoop house heat: A double edged sword. Ag News and Views, 20 (4), 1-2.

Upson, S. (2002). Youth garden projects 'growing' in popularity. Ag News and Views, 20 (12), 3-4.

Upson, S. (2002). Trees for Ardmore. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2002). In search of the elusive hoop house tomato NF-HO-0?-02. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2001). Swap you thighmaster (Gardening: A healthy activity). Ag News and Views, 19 (4), 5-6.

Upson, S. (2001). In search of the elusive hoop house tomato. Ag News and Views, 19 (11), 3-4.

Upson, S. (2001). Hoop house container-grown cucumber enterprise NF-HO-01-01. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2000). Oklahoma hoop house merchandisers (November 1999). Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (2000). Economic feasibility of hoop house tomato production NF-HO-00-02. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Steve Upson (1999). Permanent raised bed gardening Volume II : advanced cultural techniques for home and market gardens. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson,S. (1999). Hoop house speciality (colored) bell pepper enterprise: Spring 1999 costs & returns. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (1998). Summer of 1980 revisited. Ag News and Views, 16 (6), 3.

Upson, S. (1998). Hit and miss:The cumulative experiences of an ex-vegetable grower [NF-HO-98-01]. . .

Upson, S. (1998). 1998 Hoop house cut flower trial [NH-HO-98-03]. Ag News and Views, October.

Steve Upson (1997). Permanent raised bed gardening:Novel raised bed designs for home and market gardens, Volume 1. Ardmore,Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (1996). Early Results from Hoop House Tomato Study. Ag News and Views, 14 (8).

Upson, S. (1996). Hoop House production. Ag News and Views, June.

Upson, S. (1996). Recyclable raised beds-2. Ag News and Views, February.

Upson, S. (1995). Consistent production, a grower's utimate challenge. Ag News and Views, 13 (5), 1.

Upson, S. (1995). A gardening calendar. Ardmore, Oklahoma: Noble Foundation.

Upson, S. (1994). Time to reflect on '94 garden season. Ag News and Views, 12 (11), 1.

Upson, S. (1994). Recycleable raised beds. Ag News and Views, 12 (8), 3.

Upson, S. (1994). The future belongs to plasticulture. Ag News and Views, 12 (2), 1.

Upson, S. (1993). A permanent raised bed production study. Ag News and Views, September.

Upson, S. (1993). Material selection for permanent raised bed constructiion. Ag News and Views, May.

Upson, S. (1993). Digging and moving native trees and shrubs. Ag News and Views, February.

Upson, S. (1992). Study reveals "berry, berry" good news. Ag News and Views, 20 (7), 1-2.

Upson, S. (1992). Permanent Raised Bed Research & Demonstration-1992 overview. Ag News and Views, December, 2.

Upson, S. (1992). Improving your cool-season lawn by overseeding. Ag News and Views, September, 3.

Upson, S. (1992). Drip irrigation, less water really is better. Ag News and Views, June, 2.

Upson, S. (1992). Raised bed gardening, an idea whose time has come. Ag News and Views, March, 1.

Upson, S. (1991). House plant care. Ag News and Views, November, 3.

Upson, S. (1991). Correct watering practices. Ag News and Views, August, 2.

Upson, S. (1991). Pick fertilizer to suit lawns, but analyze the ingredients. Ag News and Views, May, 4.

Upson, S. (1991). Increase earliness of vegetables in the home garden. Ag News and Views, March, 4.

Upson, S. (1990). The beautiful and practical world of trees. Ag News and Views, December, 3.

Upson, S. (1990). Summer months difficult for area landscape materials. Ag News and Views, October, 4.

Upson, S. (1990). Fruitlessness in tomatoes. Ag News and Views, August, 3.

Upson, S. (1990). Summer color in the shade. Ag News and Views, June, 2.

Upson, S. (1990). Have you inspected your landscape lately? Ag News and Views, April, 3.

Upson, S. (1990). The advantage of buying seed early. Ag News and Views, February, 4.

Upson, S. (1989). It's time for proper pruning. Ag News and Views, December, 3.

Upson, S. (1989). November is time for planning. Ag News and Views, November, 4.

Upson, S. (1989). Condition plants soon. Ag News and Views, October, 2.

Upson, S. (1989). Compost--Mother Nature's best soil amendment. Ag News and Views, September, 3.

Upson, S. (1989). What can you do with your house plants when you want to go on vacation? Ag News and Views, August, 2.

Upson, S. (1989). Lovely Crape Myrtle--An "ideal" plant for area landscapes. Ag News and Views, July, 2.

Upson, S. (1989). Ground cover can be better than grass. Ag News and Views, June, 2.

Upson, S. (1989). Pick fertilizer to suit lawn. Ag News and Views, May, 1.

Upson, S. (1989). Which variety? Ag News and Views, April, 3.

Upson, S. (1989). Values of gardening. Ag News and Views, March, 4.

Upson, S. (1989). Guidelines for landscaping. Ag News and Views, February, 3.

Upson, S. (1988). Take care when distributing the natives. Ag News and Views, December, 4.

Upson, S. (1988). Tips on planting trees and shrubs. Ag News and Views, November, 2.

Upson, S. (1988). Summer months difficult for area trees. Ag News and Views, October, 2.