AgriNomix

October 8, 2017

Greenhouse Equipment Supplier AgriNomix is Expanding

In an effort to keep up with demand from growers venturing into automation, the company is adding almost 20,000 square feet of warehouses and offices.

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John Burns, Philips

October 2, 2017

Former Grower and Horticulturist Joins Philips Lighting Team

John Burns, who has worked for large growers including Tagawa Greenhouses and Van Wingerden Greenhouses, will be a Key Account Manager for the western U.S. at Philips.

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Shenandoah Growers - feature

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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September 29, 2017

Vertical Farming Looks to Go Mainstream

The University of the District of Columbia is the nation’s only urban land-grant university, so it was a particularly appropriate setting for the Association of Vertical Farming (AVF) to host the AVF Summit 2017 on September 22. The summit was a mix of education, advocacy, and policy discussion about urban agriculture — vertical farming in particular — targeted at finding ways to broaden its adoption in cities around the country and around the world. You’ve probably heard quite a bit in recent months about vertical farming — systems for growing food in stacked layers in completely controlled environments, applying inputs such as light, water, and fertilizer in precise amounts. While there’s some use of these systems in greenhouse settings, in many cases, urban farmers are repurposing abandoned buildings or even shipping containers. Match the availability of these facilities in most large urban areas with big cities’ limited access to fresh, […]

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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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Soil Dosage Bunkers at Meyers Greenhouses feature

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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SBI Rack Scanning feature

September 20, 2017

8 Questions To Ask, And Answer, Before You Invest in New Software

Implementing new software in your greenhouse business may seem overwhelming at first, but doing your homework will pay off in the long run.

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Valoya Lights

September 18, 2017

3 Steps to Improving the Efficiency of Your LED Systems

Achieving the largest possible optimal light intensity area with the lowest possible number of lights is essential to making an investment in LEDs pay off.

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Tom Ferndandez RFID

September 14, 2017

Production Technology Conference Focused on Education

From tour stops to educational sessions, here are some of the details you need to know about AmericanHort’s Production Technology Conference in Dallas in October.

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September 10, 2017

Supplemental Greenhouse Lighting to Produce Seedlings: LED or HPS?

Researchers at Michigan State University see if the results from producing high-quality seedlings with LEDs justify the high capital outlay for installation.

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Agam Machine at Grower's Transplanting

August 29, 2017

Be Sure to Register for AmericanHort’s Production Technology Conference

Are you interested in keeping up with the latest trends in greenhouse technology, and how to adapt them to your business? Then you need to be in Dallas the second week of October.

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Next Generation Farming Cannabis Supplier

August 24, 2017

Cannabis Greenhouse and Automation Supplier Has Strong Second Quarter

Zerez Holdings, which does business as Smart Cannabis, says its in-house design process and new mobile app have helped it speed up the production process.

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