PlanPoint Sensor Nodes From Decagon

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.

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Seed Meets Technology Event

July 13, 2016

“Seed Meets Technology” Event In The Netherlands Slated For Late September

The third annual “Seed Meets Technology” event will feature vegetable trials, technology and innovation in action, and classes covering seed enhancements, hydroponics, and more.

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Easter lilies under leds at CSU

July 10, 2016

Philips Horticulture Partners With Light4Food To Supply LED Lighting For Vertical Farms

Light4Food, which designs, produces, and mounts sustainable closed cultivation systems, stands to benefit from working with lighting experts at Philips.

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Schaefer Exhaust Fan

June 26, 2016

What’s New In Greenhouse Cooling

Cooling and ventilation companies, as well as structures suppliers, are working to help growers manage efficiencies. Here are some of their latest innovations.

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Priva Tomato Deleafing Robot

June 16, 2016

Priva’s Tomato Deleafing Robot Nabs Innovation Award At GreenTech

GreenTech, the Netherlands-based horticulture technology trade show, opened with an award presentation for Priva’s deleafing robot, which accurately removes leaves from tomato plants without spreading viruses.

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Lisa Ruggiers, National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association

June 15, 2016

Meet The New Executive Director Of The National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association

Lisa Ruggiers has been active in NGMA for several years, and will work closely with the group’s officers and board of directors.

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June 7, 2016

Ball Seed Offers Full Mobile Ordering Capabilities With Updated WebTrack To Go App

The latest update for Ball Seed’s WebTrack To Go mobile app now includes full ordering capabilities for the industry’s largest assortment of seeds and plants. App users can also complete order fulfillment via seed count or package size, find product substitutions, get personalized “contact us” information, request plant tags, and more. “Upgrading WebTrack To Go to the full suite of ordering and management tools is where we’ve always wanted to be,” says Mark Morris, Director of IT for Ball Seed. “With this new roll-out, we’re keeping up with our customers on-the-go and providing them the information and access they need –- even while away from their desks.” The Ball Seed WebTrack To Go app lets customers: Check order status and shipment tracking 24-7 Access up-to-the-minute product inventory from hundreds of suppliers Place orders by seed count, packet size, and more Find product info, culture and photos when and where they […]

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Snow Damage-feature

June 3, 2016

Protect Your Greenhouse From The Worst Disasters

Unexpected problems such as fires, high winds, and heavy snow can quickly cause damage to your structures. But there are ways you can minimize your losses.

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Green Circle UrbanatiRW64 Plant Fingers-Feature Image

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.

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Feature Image Cob 700 (NewLux)

May 29, 2016

Michigan State University Offering Summer Online Course On Greenhouse And Horticultural Lighting

The seven-unit course is aimed at greenhouse and ornamental plant growers who want to learn more about the fundamental concepts of how plants respond to light quality, quantity, and duration.

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Harvest Automation HV 100 Feature

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.

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SBI Rack Scanning feature

May 26, 2016

Take Your Data Management To The Next Level

New developments in software technology allow growers to customize inventory, tracking, and labor performance into systems unique to their greenhouse operations.

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