January 20, 2018
New Tech Could Lead to More Efficient Use of Light in the Greenhouse
Working with a $2.45 million USDA grant, a team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers are developing a scalable, cost-effective new greenhouse material.
January 20, 2018
Soil Moisture Sensor Designed for Durability and Accuracy
The new SM150T soil moisture sensor from Dynamax was developed to measure soil moisture and temperature with research-grade accuracy.
January 17, 2018
Self-Designed Hanging Basket Trimmer at Kube-Pak Saves Time, Money
Kube-Pak recently designed its own trimmer to improve efficiency in hanging basket production. The early returns have been very promising.
January 1, 2018
Dramm Updates Misting Controller to Allow for Extra Misting
Dramm recently updated its MistTime10 misting controller to include a manual cycle that can be run anytime a grower feels an extra shot of mist is required.
December 18, 2017
How to Make Sure Your Greenhouse Can Withstand Heavy Snow
Heavy snow loads can cause greenhouse structures to collapse if proper snow removal techniques are not practiced or extra support is not provided.
December 12, 2017
Research Sheds Light on How to Manage Plant Stress With High-Tech Imagery
An innovative system developed by Chinese researchers uses rapid imagery to indicate plant health, enabling growers to respond quickly and automatically to plant stress.
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.
December 9, 2017
Infrared Thermometers for Monitoring Plant and Substrate Temperatures
Growers use many tools to monitor the greenhouse environment. Learn about the best practices for using an infrared thermometer to measuring plant temperature.
December 4, 2017
Nine Things You Need to Know About Irrigation Sensors
Knowing the amount of water in your soil can help you better manage irrigation, leading to water savings and a stronger bottom line.
December 2, 2017
15 Tools That Can Help You Maximize Water Quality and Efficiency in the Greenhouse
New advancements in water management and irrigation are making it easier for you to manage your water use. Here’s a look at some of the latest offerings from leading suppliers, and how you can best incorporate them into your greenhouse.