June 17, 2017
Visser, Ball Partner on New Sticking Technology for Cuttings
The new AutoStix system is designed to provide better consistency and uniformity with shipped cuttings, easier and more reliable counting, automatic transplanting, and optional buffering in the peak season.
June 4, 2017
7 Factors That Can Determine the Cost of Building a New Greenhouse
Want to know the main factors that determine the cost of building a new greenhouse? Phil Bishop of Stuppy has put together an overview of the expenses involved in this type of project.
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.
June 2, 2017
Dramm Adds New Feature to Its Fogging System, Updates Online Forum
Dramm is now offering an optional nozzle extension for its line of TracFog PTO-driven fog systems. Meanwhile, the company has also updated its online forum to make it easier to find product solutions quickly.
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.
May 28, 2017
Growers Offer Advice on What to Know Before Your Next Building Project
Two Top 100 Growers discuss their most recent building projects, the challenges they addressed, and what they learned during the process.
May 26, 2017
New Software System From Boxcar Central Takes Growing Data to the Cloud
Boxcar Central’s data-hub platform allows growers to log mass amounts of data and use it to compile information on crop quality.
May 24, 2017
Sustainability in the Greenhouse is More Than Just About Dollars and Cents
Bell Nursery has taken several steps over the years to make our operation more sustainable from a technological standpoint. Here’s how we are doing it.
May 23, 2017
The Road to Sustainability at Cavicchio Greenhouses
Incremental changes to reduce its carbon footprint have paid off in greater efficiency and public recognition for this Massachusetts greenhouse grower.
May 17, 2017
SBI’s New App Helps Greenhouse Growers Improve Customer Visits
Mobi Merchandiser is a management tool and mobile app that greenhouse growers can use for planning recurring store visits, repetitive store tasks, picture requirements, and automating buyer reporting.
April 24, 2017
“Light Management in Controlled Environments” Now Available on Amazon
An expanded update to “Lighting Up Profits,” this new lighting book unlocks the secrets of managing light to enhance greenhouse crop production.
April 19, 2017
Suppliers Can Offer Technical Solutions for New Cannabis Growers
Here’s a look at how a few manufacturers have partnered with growers to make their transition into cannabis a smooth one, whether it’s through hands-on guidance or partnering with other industry leaders.
April 17, 2017
LumiGrow’s Latest Lighting Research Highlighted in Grower Event, Upcoming Webinar
Industry leaders representing a broad range of vegetable, floriculture, and cannabis producers gathered to learn how to implement modern lighting strategies for their own production.
April 13, 2017
AmericanHort’s Production Technology Conference To Debut In October
The AmericanHort Production Technology Conference is designed to give nursery and greenhouse growers a chance to get hands-on with the latest advancements in production technology and explore the return on investment potential of equipment purchases and upgrades.
April 1, 2017
How Suppliers Are Addressing Remote Monitoring Needs for Greenhouse Growers
Even the slightest shift in the greenhouse environment can wreak havoc on your plants. Find out what manufacturers are doing to help you address these problems.