July 18, 2016
Lloyd Traven Sees The Future Of Horticulture Through Precision Technology
The potential applications of developing precision technologies for greenhouse production will change the way we grow in the near future, Traven says.
July 13, 2016
“Seed Meets Technology” Event In The Netherlands Slated For Late September
The third annual “Seed Meets Technology” event will feature vegetable trials, technology and innovation in action, and classes covering seed enhancements, hydroponics, and more.
July 10, 2016
Philips Horticulture Partners With Light4Food To Supply LED Lighting For Vertical Farms
Light4Food, which designs, produces, and mounts sustainable closed cultivation systems, stands to benefit from working with lighting experts at Philips.
June 18, 2016
Practical Software Solutions Increases Accessibility, Efficiency Of Its Grower Vertical System
Practical Software will demonstrate Grower Vertical, its customizable and scalable enterprise management system for the horticulture industry, at Cultivate’16 in July.
June 16, 2016
Priva’s Tomato Deleafing Robot Nabs Innovation Award At GreenTech
GreenTech, the Netherlands-based horticulture technology trade show, opened with an award presentation for Priva’s deleafing robot, which accurately removes leaves from tomato plants without spreading viruses.
June 15, 2016
Meet The New Executive Director Of The National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association
Lisa Ruggiers has been active in NGMA for several years, and will work closely with the group’s officers and board of directors.
June 7, 2016
Ball Seed Offers Full Mobile Ordering Capabilities With Updated WebTrack To Go App
The latest update for Ball Seed’s WebTrack To Go mobile app now includes full ordering capabilities for the industry’s largest assortment of seeds and plants. App users can also complete order fulfillment via seed count or package size, find product substitutions, get personalized “contact us” information, request plant tags, and more. “Upgrading WebTrack To Go to the full suite of ordering and management tools is where we’ve always wanted to be,” says Mark Morris, Director of IT for Ball Seed. “With this new roll-out, we’re keeping up with our customers on-the-go and providing them the information and access they need –- even while away from their desks.” The Ball Seed WebTrack To Go app lets customers: Check order status and shipment tracking 24-7 Access up-to-the-minute product inventory from hundreds of suppliers Place orders by seed count, packet size, and more Find product info, culture and photos when and where they […]
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.
May 29, 2016
Michigan State University Offering Summer Online Course On Greenhouse And Horticultural Lighting
The seven-unit course is aimed at greenhouse and ornamental plant growers who want to learn more about the fundamental concepts of how plants respond to light quality, quantity, and duration.
May 27, 2016
Harvest Automation Robot Helps You Move Plants Without People
The Harvest Automation HV-100 robot units use lasers and sensors to handle some of the most labor-intensive tasks in the greenhouse.