March 30, 2018
The Latest in Structures: New Greenhouse Systems Offer Easy Maintenance, Better Weather Protection
Structures manufacturers and suppliers say their grower customers are asking for new models that can accommodate a diverse crop mix, while providing flexibility in design, maintenance, and control of the environment. Here’s a closer look at some of the latest options.
April 12, 2018
New Automatic Guided Vehicle Helps Move Product Around the Greenhouse
The Lowpad is less than 5 inches tall and is designed to navigate the greenhouse floor safely and freely.
April 4, 2018
Meet Greenhouse Grower Technology’s New Advisory Board Members
Technology experts including growers, researchers, and industry suppliers will serve as a guiding voice on the big trends shaping innovation in the greenhouse.
March 25, 2018
How You Can Run Your Business More Efficiently with LED Solutions
The energy-savings potential of LED lighting systems can lead to a quick investment return.
March 23, 2018
New Light Management System Aims for Consistent Plant Production
The HelioCORE light control software system is designed to help growers automatically manage supplemental lighting and adjust schedules and intensity in real time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.