July 29, 2017
Boom Technology Helps Irrigate Multiple Crops at Foertmeyer & Sons
The boom system in place at Delaware, OH-based Foertmeyer & Sons, developed by Damatex Control Systems, provides more flexibility in growing and irrigating several crops in one area.
December 11, 2017
Evaluating Robotic Transplanters for Plant Cuttings
There are several factors that might affect your decision to invest in transplant robots, based on initial observations and reported information about available equipment.
October 16, 2017
TTA Introduces New Transplanter Suited for Smaller Growers
The PackPlanter S has 16 grippers and a capacity of 10,000 to 20,000 plugs per hour in a small frame.
October 9, 2017
Maximize Your Labor Efficiency When Sticking Plant Cuttings
Transplanting unrooted cuttings into trays is one of the most labor-intensive activities in greenhouse production.
October 8, 2017
Greenhouse Equipment Supplier AgriNomix is Expanding
In an effort to keep up with demand from growers venturing into automation, the company is adding almost 20,000 square feet of warehouses and offices.
June 17, 2017
Visser, Ball Partner on New Sticking Technology for Cuttings
The new AutoStix system is designed to provide better consistency and uniformity with shipped cuttings, easier and more reliable counting, automatic transplanting, and optional buffering in the peak season.
May 31, 2017
New Greenhouse Conveyors Help Automation Become More Functional
The latest conveyor and shipping systems from leading manufacturers are designed to be more versatile and customized to any operation. Here’s a look at the newest models.
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 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.
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.
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.
July 31, 2016
Automation Saves Labor And Space At Floricultura Pacific
This Salinas, CA, orchid grower brings plants to its workers through automation that saves valuable time and takes full advantage of available growing space.
July 19, 2016
Top 100 Growers Talk Labor, Automation, And Sustainability
More than 60 growers got up with the sun at Cultivate’16 to hear a four-person panel discuss hot topics such as labor, automation, and sustainability at Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers Breakfast, sponsored by BASF.
May 31, 2016
Automation Generates Sustainable Efficiency At Green Circle Growers
The Oberlin, OH-based operation provides its growers with the automation tools necessary to produce high-quality plants cost-effectively and sustainably.