Colorado-Greenhouse-Lighting-Research

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.

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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.

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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.

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Dramm-Mist-Time-Controller

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.

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Greenhouse-Snow-Load

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.

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December 17, 2017

Illumitex Expands Horticulture Science Team

The new team members each bring diverse backgrounds and offer lighting expertise from across different segments of the market.

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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.

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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.

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December 10, 2017

Greens Production Goes High-Tech at lēf Farms

A Finland-based company has developed two new automatic growing systems for lettuce heads and baby leaf lettuce. Learn how one grower is making it work for them.

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Monitoring the plant canopy for temperature

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.

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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.

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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.

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