March 22, 2017
An Inside Look at Emerald Coast Growers’ New Seed House
Florida-based liner producer Emerald Coast Growers custom retrofitted and expanded an existing greenhouse, with the goal of increasing production efficiency.
March 21, 2017
Lemnis Oreon, EnviroTech Cultivation Solutions to Partner on LED Distribution
EnviroTech’s expertise in energy and water technology fits perfectly with the water-cooling solution of Oreon Grow Lights, according to the companies.
March 18, 2017
Brian Munchel of Ludy Greenhouse Manufacturing Dies at 48
Munchel, a long-time member of the National Greenhouse Manufacturing Association, worked at Ludy Greenhouse Manufacturing for more than 30 years and was a computer-aided draftsman.
March 17, 2017
Consider Evaluating the Benefits of LED Lighting for Your Crops
Despite the potentially high installation cost of LED lighting, several advantages mean it’s worth considering. Collecting information and conducting small-scale trials can help you make LED lighting profitable at your operation.
March 15, 2017
How Tech Suppliers Are Helping Growers Find Solutions
Greenhouse structures and components manufacturers highlight some of their most recent projects.
March 14, 2017
Researchers Examine Efficacy of Direct-Fired Greenhouse Heaters
A team of researchers at The Ohio State University is examining the efficiency of direct-fired heating systems in comparison to ventilation costs.
February 28, 2017
Highlights From the First-Ever LED Lighting Research Summit
Leading horticulture researchers explored new innovations in emerging agriculture when Colorado State University and Philips Lighting convened an inaugural Research Summit on LED lighting in horticulture.
February 21, 2017
Learn How Drones Could Eventually Replace Bees in Pollinating Crops
Researchers in Japan are using the principle of cross-pollination in bees to make a drone that could potentially transport pollen between flowers.
February 15, 2017
New Greenhouse Cooling System in Development for Hot-Climate Regions
Researchers at McGill University in Quebec have developed an alternative evaporative cooling solution for greenhouses in warm climates, and are now seeking commercial partners.
February 13, 2017
How to Find a Greenhouse Transplanter for Every Grower’s Budget
Equipment manufacturers have recognized a void in the market for machinery that appeals to growers of all sizes and budgets. Here are some affordable options to consider investing in to improve your operation’s efficiency.
February 8, 2017
Emerald Coast Growers Adds New Seed House to Increase Production Efficiency
The new facility is designed to increase the company’s control over inventory, sowing rates, germination percentages, and growing conditions.
February 4, 2017
Getting to the Next Generation of Greenhouse Automation
The most successful growers in the future will be those that are willing to accept and invest in new technology.
February 2, 2017
The Latest Updates in Greenhouse Environmental Controls
Constant monitoring of your greenhouse climate is critical, especially when you can’t be there in person. Here’s a look at what manufacturers have developed to make this process more efficient and effective.