Direct Fired Heater feature image

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.

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Pic-O-Mat Vision system feature

March 3, 2017

How Growers Can Make the Most of Automation

A Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Grower says investing in automation can reap several long-term benefits, as long as you do so for the right reasons.

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Erik Runkle at LED Research Summit

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.

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Drone for Bee Pollination

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.

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February 15, 2017

Growers Planning to Invest in Structures in 2017

Data from this year’s Greenhouse Grower State of the Industry survey indicates that growers are planning to make major investments in structures and facility upgrades this year.

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NVAC Greenhouse prototype

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.

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February 15, 2017

Registration Open for NGMA Spring Meeting

The annual gathering of the National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association will feature a look at green industry trends, emerging market opportunities, and more.

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Visser PC 16 Transplanter feature

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.

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Emerald Coast Growers Seed Room

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.

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ISO Cutting Machine

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.

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TopCrop Monitor (Priva) feature

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.

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DRAMM PulsFOG

February 1, 2017

DRAMM: 75 Years of Innovation

This manufacturer and distributor of horticultural tools and equipment has a long history of developing inventive new technology that solves problems for its customers.

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