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 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 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.
January 27, 2017
Why Botany Lane Grows Poinsettias On Capillary Mats
A move to watering mats cut water and fertilizer use, production time, and labor for this Colorado-based grower.
January 23, 2017
New Automation Systems Improve Spraying and Harvesting
In response to increasing regulations on labor, Ever-Bloom Inc. decided to invest in new automation technology that also dramatically improves efficiency.
January 18, 2017
Looking at Glass or Polyethylene for Your New Structure? There’s Also a Third Option
Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene, also known as EFTE, is a fluorine-based material that looks like a standard polyethylene greenhouse film but offers high light transmittance.
January 18, 2017
Upcoming Seminars to Focus on Managing the Greenhouse Environment
The seminars, which will also be accessible online, are presented by the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center.
December 22, 2016
Webinar Series In Early 2017 Will Address Greenhouse Water Conservation, Treatment, And Quality
Beginning on Jan. 24, experts from Clean WateR3, a federally-funded research team, will present topics that are focused on helping growers reduce, remediate, and recycle irrigation water.