July 20, 2016
Research And Commercialization Unite At The New Vineland Greenhouse Technology Centre
The new, pre-scale commercial greenhouse facility at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland Station, ON, will help accelerate the commercialization of innovative technologies and products coming out of research.
July 18, 2016
Lloyd Traven Sees The Future Of Horticulture Through Precision Technology
The potential applications of developing precision technologies for greenhouse production will change the way we grow in the near future, Traven says.
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.
May 27, 2016
Harvest Automation Robot Helps You Move Plants Without People
The Harvest Automation HV-100 robot units use lasers and sensors to handle some of the most labor-intensive tasks in the greenhouse.
May 23, 2016
Meet The New Editorial Advisors For Greenhouse Grower TECHNOLOGY
Greenhouse Grower TECHNOLOGY presents the inaugural members of its Editorial Advisory Board, six pillars of knowledge about greenhouse automation and technology. Get to know each of these gentlemen and what they’ll help bring to each issue.
May 16, 2016
Scale Back On Water And Reduce Labor With Capillary Mats
Capillary mats allow growers and retailers up to 70% water savings compared to time consuming hand watering.
April 20, 2016
New Colorado State University Greenhouse Showcases LED Technology
The university’s new Horticulture Center has all the bells and whistles you would expect in a state-of-the-art greenhouse, plus the latest in LED lighting technology.
April 18, 2016
Gotham Greens CEO Outlines Queens, Chicago Expansion Projects
The hydroponic vegetable producer recently opened its third and fourth rooftop greenhouses, expanding to Chicago and Queens, NY. CEO Viraj Puri told us about some of the challenges and rewards of building greenhouses on rooftops.
April 13, 2016
Monitor Your Greenhouse Conditions Without A Web Connection
The Sentinel system from Sensaphone provides 24/7 monitoring of temperatures, power outages, and other potential problems, in locations where connectivity is unavailable.
April 8, 2016
New Coverings Help Improve Light Diffusion In The Greenhouse
Coverings suppliers are developing new materials designed to enhance light transmission, which can help improve energy efficiency.
February 22, 2016
New Greenhouse Transplanters Offering More Versatility
New transplanters on the market offer flexibility in speed, plug tray compatibility, and functionality.
February 20, 2016
Hydrogel Technology Means Growers And Their Customers Can Water Plants Less
Water and nutrient management are critical elements for quality plant production in the greenhouse. Maintaining the right amounts of available moisture and fertilizer at all times can be pretty labor intensive, but there are tools available to help you keep these inputs at optimum levels as efficiently as possible. Recently, we visited Evonik Industries’ North Carolina production plant for to see how one of these products — Stockosorb — is made, how it works, and learn the benefits of incorporating these tools in your own operation. Learn more about Evonik Industries’ Stockosorb hydrogel product on the Stockosorb website.