May 27, 2014
Philips Hosts High Wire Event For The First Time
Philips recently organized the International High Wire Event for the first time. The event was held in the Netherlands for a select group of international tomato growers, and included practical visits and opportunities for exchanging know-how and experience.
May 22, 2014
Structures Issue: Growers Evolve With New Growth And Markets
Is our industry really improving or does it just look that way? With growth in the past two years among Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers and the housing market on the upswing, the economy certainly is showing signs of life.
May 22, 2014
Six Ways To Increase Energy Efficiency In The Greenhouse
As the spring season starts to wind down, it is never a bad time to look back at the last couple of months to evaluate what changes you might consider for next year. There is no better time than the off-season to make these changes for the next spring season. Few things you do will have a greater effect on your operation than how proficient you are with energy efficiency. In this installment of Basics and Beyond, we will look at a few items you should consider to save energy in the greenhouse, most of which will cost very little and will pay for themselves well within the first season if you implement them.
May 21, 2014
Lucas Greenhouses Gets A Jump On Spring Crops With Its Retractable Roof Greenhouse
A retractable roof greenhouse enables Lucas Greenhouses to start and finish part of its spring crop earlier and provides a superior production environment into the fall.
May 20, 2014
Clean Fresh Food Increases Productivity With LumiGrow LED Greenhouse Light Solution
In line with a growing trend among forward-thinking greenhouse farm operators, Clean Fresh Food of Wisconsin installed energy-efficient greenhouse lighting to achieve healthy, year-round crop growth.
May 7, 2014
Free Robot Work Offer From Harvest Automation Makes Spacing Plants Easier For Growers
Harvest Automation's free robot work offer allows growers to use plant moving robots to alleviate one of the most demanding and repetitive tasks. For Flowerwood Nursery, this has led to higher profit margins with fewer workforce headaches.
April 30, 2014
Conviron Partners With Valoya To Extend LEDS Into New Markets
Canada-based Conviron and Valoya of Finland recently announced an agreement for the distribution and integration of Valoya LEDs into Conviron growth chambers and rooms. Conviron is now the exclusive distributor of Valoya's products to seed and biotech companies, government institutions and universities in North America, India, Australia and Brazil.
April 24, 2014
9 High Tunnel And Shade Products For Your Operation
Extend the growing season and enhance plant quality with these nine high tunnel and shade products.
March 21, 2014
Greenhouse Heating Basics From The National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association
Here's a Q&A from the National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association that might help you improve your greenhouse.