Intensive Culture & Season Extension

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Warren Roberts/George Kuepper
Oklahoma Beginning Farmer & Rancher Program 2013
Horticulture #4: August 10
hoop houses, greenhouses, shade houses, windbreaks, and other season extension techniques for both hot and cold weather

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Intensive Culture & Season Extension

  1. 1. Intensive Culture & Season Extension Warren Roberts George Kuepper
  2. 2. Production Temperatures Garlic, Leek, Onion • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 55-75 • 45 • 85
  3. 3. Production Temperatures Beet, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Chard, Collards, Kale, Radish, Spinach, Turnip • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 60-65 • 40 • 75
  4. 4. Production Temperatures Carrot, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Mustard, Peas, Potato • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 60-65 • 45 • 75
  5. 5. Production Temperatures Lima Beans, Snap Beans • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 60-70 • 50 • 80
  6. 6. Production Temperatures Sweet Corn, Southern Pea • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 60-75 • 50 • 95
  7. 7. Production Temperatures Pumpkin, Squash • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 65-75 • 50 • 90
  8. 8. Production Temperatures Cucumber, Muskmelon • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 65-75 • 60 • 90
  9. 9. Production Temperatures Sweet Pepper, Tomato • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 70-75 • 65 • 80
  10. 10. Production Temperatures Eggplant, Hot Pepper, Okra, Sweet Potato, Watermelon • Optimum • Minimum • Maximum • 70-85 • 65 • 95
  11. 11. Wister Average Temperatures
  12. 12. Season Extension • Season extension refers to anything that allows a crop to be cultivated beyond its normal outdoor growing season.
  13. 13. Average Growing Season
  14. 14. Wister Average Temperatures
  15. 15. Average Fall Freeze
  16. 16. Earliest Fall Freeze
  17. 17. Cold Season Extension • Greenhouses • Hoop Houses • Cold Frames • Row Covers • Raised Beds • Mulches • Site Selection
  18. 18. Cold Weather Season Extension
  19. 19. Cold Weather Season Extension
  20. 20. Cloche
  21. 21. Multi-Purpose Structure
  22. 22. Wister Average Temperatures
  23. 23. Days Above 90
  24. 24. Days Above 100
  25. 25. Hot Weather Season Extension • Shade Houses • Floating Shade Covers
  26. 26. Hot Weather – Shade Cloth
  27. 27. Hot Weather Season Extension • Mulches • Mist Systems
  28. 28. Evaporative Mist Cooling
  29. 29. Average Wind Speed
  30. 30. Average Maximum Wind Speed
  31. 31. Average Maximum Gust Speed
  32. 32. Windbreaks
  33. 33. Hot Season Extension • Site Selection
  34. 34. Row Arrangement
  35. 35. Combinations – Epcot – Living with the Land

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