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November 15, 2016

Thoughts For Greenhouse Growers To Consider When Automating

With labor getting scarce and minimum wages on the rise, Cole Mangum of Bell Nursery says it’s time to take a closer look at automating your operation.

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Dallas Johnson Greenhouses has significantly reduced the amount of time and labor spent pulling and processing orders, while improving plant quality at retail

October 1, 2016

Political Stalemate On Labor Means Your Opportunity To Automate

Despite the frustrating nature of our current political climate, now may be the best time for you to address your long-term labor and automation needs.

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Floricultura Bench Pulling System

July 31, 2016

Automation Saves Labor And Space At Floricultura Pacific

This Salinas, CA, orchid grower brings plants to its workers through automation that saves valuable time and takes full advantage of available growing space.

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May 31, 2016

Automation Generates Sustainable Efficiency At Green Circle Growers

The Oberlin, OH-based operation provides its growers with the automation tools necessary to produce high-quality plants cost-effectively and sustainably.

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Priva Tomato Deleafing Robot

March 22, 2016

Priva Developing Deleafing Robot For Tomatoes

The deleafing robot, which is designed to mimic the performance of a human while being economically viable, will be tested and evaluated by Dutch growers later this year.

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February 22, 2016

Why Automate Your Greenhouse?

Automating your greenhouse operation can mean a number of different investments, but the end goal is always to improve efficiency and make everyone’s job easier.

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Cody B. Morse (left) and John P. Gaus stand on the site for the new 15,000-foot facility for Agbotic

September 28, 2015

Agbotic Builds Greenhouse To Test Precision Watering And Tilling Robot

Technology start-up Agbotic, based in the Potsdam, N.Y., has been testing a prototype of its agricultural robot in smaller greenhouses for the last year. The company is now building a 15,000-square-foot greenhouse to further test the robot’s capabilities.

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September 24, 2015

AgriNomix Helps Keepsake Plants Cut Labor Costs With Automated Trimming

Keepsake Plants reduced labor for trimming Hydrangeas from 60 people to 28 by automating the process with AgriNomix Venti Trimmers.

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The single cells move forward, still grouped with their pack, until the pack is positioned in front of an arm that can pick up several individual plants at a time

September 24, 2015

How Spring Meadow Nursery’s Custom Sorting Machine Keeps Its Young Plants Uniform

The Michigan-based nursery uses automation to cut apart trays of immature plants and regroups them into new trays of similar-sized plants.

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Harvest Automation - HV-100

March 2, 2015

Robots Grab Hold Of Growers’ Material Handling Needs

Harvest Automation’s HV-100 robots automate one of the hardest, most labor-intensive jobs at growing operations – plant spacing. With more technology coming, investing in robots could become even more realistic for growers of all sizes.

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Havest Automation Robot

February 18, 2015

Robots Grab Hold Of Growers’ Material Handling Needs

Harvest Automation’s HV-100 robots automate one of the hardest, most labor-intensive jobs at growing operations – plant spacing. With more technology coming, investing in robots could become even more realistic for growers of all sizes.

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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.

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