November 16, 2016

Stay Up To Date On Greenhouse Structures And Materials

eGro, an online resource for greenhouse growers, features a series of video lectures and tutorials on a wide variety of topics, including greenhouse structures and terminology, heating and cooling, and more.

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November 15, 2016

Thoughts For Greenhouse Growers To Consider When Automating

With labor getting scarce and minimum wages on the rise, Cole Mangum of Bell Nursery says it’s time to take a closer look at automating your operation.

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November 4, 2016

Evaluating Greenhouse Supplemental Lighting For Young And Finished Plant Production

Researchers at Purdue and Michigan State University compare young and finished plant production under LED toplighting and HPS lamps to determine which source is most effective.

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October 27, 2016

5 Things Cannabis Growers Should Look For In A Light Deprivation System

From automation to installation, here are five things you need to know when adding a light deprivation system to your cannabis greenhouse.

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October 24, 2016

Study Shows Effectiveness Of Growing Cannabis Under LED Lighting

The study, conducted by the Wageningen University & Research Centre in The Netherlands, shows some varieties of cannabis plants grown under LED lighting may produce more medicinally active substances than if they had been grown under other intensive lighting systems.

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October 18, 2016

Lighting Research Center Is Surveying Growers On Supplemental Lighting

The Center, part of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is looking for commercial growers to participate in an online survey regarding supplemental greenhouse lighting.

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October 17, 2016

International Forum Of Agricultural Robotics Will Highlight New Innovations

The inaugural event, organized by two France-based companies, is designed to bring together ag robotics stakeholders to discuss, debate, and exchange ideas on the future of agriculture.

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Dual Atrium Greenhouse (Nexus)

October 12, 2016

Gibraltar Industries Acquires Nexus Corporation

The building manufacturer and distributor strengthens its position in the U.S. greenhouse market, complementing its RBI greenhouse company with the aquisition of Nexus Corp.

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Chemical hopper

October 3, 2016

New Soil Mix Technology Generates High-Precision Greenhouse Growing

Advancements in soil mixers help growers achieve the highest level of automation and efficiency to create the ideal growing media for every type of crop.

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nc-state-solar-cell-greenhouse

October 3, 2016

North Carolina Researchers Studying Solar Cells For Greenhouse Lighting

Researchers from North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill are launching a project to develop next-generation greenhouses with built-in solar cells that make use of the entire spectrum of solar light.

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September 30, 2016

How Hoffman Nursery Invests In Technology In Response To Increased Demand

The North Carolina-based ornamental and native grasses producer recently invested in greenhouse structures and advanced automation to help increase efficiency.

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September 27, 2016

Check Out The Latest In Lighting Technology For Greenhouses

Manufacturers are developing several innovative lighting systems that can help growers save on energy efficiency, while improving plant quality. Here’s a look at some of their newest offerings.

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