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Building a Better Hoop House

Date(s):
October 27, 2020
Venue:
Noble Research Institute - Protected Ag Demonstration Area
2510 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, OK 73401 
Website:
https://www.noble.org/events/building-a-better-hoop-house/
Fee(s):
Free Event
Description:
Hoop houses, also known as high tunnels, continue to be market gardeners’ tool of choice when managing weather-related production risks. Some growers purchase prefabricated hoop house kits and pay extra to have them erected, while others elect to build the structures themselves. Still other growers fabricate and construct their own structures. This workshop is designed to introduce the novice grower/hoop house builder to the various tools and techniques used in constructing a wide range of hoop houses models, including prefabricated kit houses and home-built structures.
Registration Time:
Oct 27 2020 12:30PM
Target Audience:
Growers new to building hoop houses
Course Level:
Level 2 Building
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Event Courses
Building A Better Hoop House (1109)
Course Provider: Noble Research Institute
Course Level: Level 2 Building
Learning Objectives: How to select and use various types of hardware and fasteners for hoop house construction, Various techniques used to install ground posts, The importance of proper site selection and preparation for hoop house construction, How to lay out the perimeter for a hoop house to ensure a square structure, Various types of construction materials available for hoop house construction, The pros and cons of the different cladding options available for use on hoop houses, Tools and equipment required for hoop house construction

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Upson Steve
Organization: Noble Research Institute

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