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March 21, 2018

New Lighting Series is Adaptable to Several Environments

The NeoPAR series from Illumitex is designed to foster photosynthesis in all stages of plant development.

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February 4, 2018

Automation Turns to Data at Four Star Greenhouse

When Four Star Greenhouse needed its ISO machines to do more than stick cuttings, three businesses came together to come up with an innovative solution.

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January 24, 2018

Automation Never Stops, Even for the Biggest Growers

Metrolina Greenhouses has designed a unique forklift system to help move plants more efficiently at its newest perennial facility.

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January 17, 2018

Self-Designed Hanging Basket Trimmer at Kube-Pak Saves Time, Money

Kube-Pak recently designed its own trimmer to improve efficiency in hanging basket production. The early returns have been very promising.

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November 23, 2017

Climate Screens Offer Both Form and Functional Benefits

Svensson’s new line of Deco Harmony screens is designed to create better growing conditions for plants on display at retail, while enhancing the customer experience.

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September 30, 2017

How an LED Vertical Growing System Can Enhance Production

Shenandoah Growers, a Virginia-based organic herbs producer, is finding that its investment in LEDs has increased production and improved plant quality.

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Quantum Sensor

September 28, 2017

Monitor Your Greenhouse Environment With Five Easy-to-Use Tools

A team of leading researchers offers tips on several devices that can help you effectively manage your greenhouse environment.

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September 22, 2017

An Up-Close Look at Meyers Greenhouses’ Central Soil Delivery System

Head Grower Aron Hoff was looking for a way to customize soil mixes on multiple planting lines in real time. The system he’s now using makes the process much simpler.

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Irrigation Booms for Finished Crop Production at Foertmeyer

July 29, 2017

Boom Technology Helps Irrigate Multiple Crops at Foertmeyer & Sons

The boom system in place at Delaware, OH-based Foertmeyer & Sons, developed by Damatex Control Systems, provides more flexibility in growing and irrigating several crops in one area.

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June 3, 2017

An In-Depth Look At Metrolina Greenhouses’ Water Retention Pond Project

Metrolina Greenhouses’ York location in South Carolina has undergone a series of water retention pond construction projects in recent years, with more planned for the future. Here’s how planning and logistics make resources and labor go further.

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Bellpark Horticulture and Visser Shipping System

May 31, 2017

New Greenhouse Conveyors Help Automation Become More Functional

The latest conveyor and shipping systems from leading manufacturers are designed to be more versatile and customized to any operation. Here’s a look at the newest models.

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May 29, 2017

New LED Options Designed to Boost Greenhouse Plant Quality

LumiGrow and Philips recently introduced high-efficiency lighting options that are designed to reduce energy costs and improve crop consistency.

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