May 1, 2018
What to Consider When Upgrading Your Environmental Control System
Over time, greenhouse environmental control systems can become less reliable. A system upgrade or replacement may be a worthwhile investment, as long as you plan ahead.
May 15, 2018
Gotham Greens Expanding Greenhouse Production Into Baltimore
Scheduled to open in early 2019, Gotham Greens’ Baltimore facility will bring a reliable, year-round, local supply of fresh produce to serve retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
May 14, 2018
Growing Innovations Geared to Connect Specialty Ag With Solutions
Innovation abounds in agriculture, yet it can feel sometimes as if the gap between exciting new developments and what growers actually need in their operations can be awfully wide. We at Meister Media Worldwide intend to help narrow this gap. Which is why we’re pleased to introduce Growing Innovations – an altogether new type of event that will debut Nov. 7-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Unlike most agricultural events and trade shows, Growing Innovations is not about technology per se, nor is it about everyday issues that growers face. Instead, this new conference and tradeshow is very acutely solutions oriented. It takes as its starting point specialty crop growers’ most pressing real-world challenges – production efficiency, labor and water shortages, logistics, and data management to name just a few – and showcases advances, both current and up-and-coming, that have the greatest potential to bring […]
May 7, 2018
Lighting Innovator Fluence Bioengineering Acquired by Osram
Fluence specializes in LED-based horticultural systems, using Osram LED chips, for a wide variety of applications, including vertical farming and greenhouses.
May 3, 2018
Smithers-Oasis, Agrilyst to Make Crop Management Tools More Accessible
Oasis Grower Solutions products will be included in Agrilyst software, helping growers manage their crops and providing data-driven insights to make more profitable production decisions.
May 2, 2018
Industry Survey Addresses Factors to Consider When Buying a Transplanting Robot
Do you own a robot to transplant cuttings in the greenhouse? Or are you planning to invest in a cutting transplant robot? If so, University of Florida researchers are looking for your input.
April 22, 2018
New LED Toplighting System From Philips is Optimized for Roses
Available for European rose growers, the GreenPower LED system features a light spectrum designed for cut rose cultivation, leading to bigger buds and heavier stems.
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 11, 2018
Rough Brothers’ New Sales Manager Eager to Use Design Experience to Help Growers With New Projects
Shane Nitschke, the new Sales Manager of Rough Brothers’ Southeastern region, says his previous experience in commercial design will be a valuable resource in helping growers carry their own greenhouse vision to reality.
April 10, 2018
How to Decide Whether to Build a New Greenhouse Structure or Retrofit an Existing One
Is it time for you to update your greenhouse structure? Follow this tips from L.L. Klink to help you decide whether it’s better to retrofit an existing structure or build a new one.
April 5, 2018
Building Custom Solutions With L.L. Klink
Through its vertically integrated family of businesses and collaboration with greenhouse manufacturers and equipment suppliers, L.L. Klink Greenhouse Solutions works with growers and institutions to design, build, maintain, and furnish greenhouse structures.
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 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.
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.