Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Noble Researcher Awarded Hoop House Grant

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Noble Researcher Awarded Hoop House Grant

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ARDMORE - Noble Foundation research horticulturist Charles Rohla received a two-year, $144,880 specialty crop block grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry to conduct a research project with mobile hoop houses.

The grant will support Rohla in evaluating the potential benefits of the moveable hoop houses compared with traditional field production and permanent hoop house structures.

"This project will benefit specialty crop growers throughout the nation who are interested in growing both summer and winter crops utilizing protected structures," Rohla said. "Many producers aren't familiar with moveable hoop houses, so this study will allow growers to see the benefits of utilizing the entire growing season of crops. …

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