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.
May 23, 2016
Meet The New Editorial Advisors For Greenhouse Grower TECHNOLOGY
Greenhouse Grower TECHNOLOGY presents the inaugural members of its Editorial Advisory Board, six pillars of knowledge about greenhouse automation and technology. Get to know each of these gentlemen and what they’ll help bring to each issue.
May 17, 2016
Your Best Greenhouse Is Your Best Bet For Growing Vegetables
It doesn’t matter if it’s a retrofitted greenhouse or brand new freestanding high tunnel, the type of structure you use for your vegetable growing makes all the difference in the quality of the crop you grow.
May 16, 2016
Scale Back On Water And Reduce Labor With Capillary Mats
Capillary mats allow growers and retailers up to 70% water savings compared to time consuming hand watering.
May 13, 2016
NGMA Update: Meet The New Officers And Directors, And Mark Your Calendars For a Reception At Cultivate’16
The National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association announced new leadership at its spring meeting, as well as a networking reception to take place at Cultivate’16.
May 3, 2016
Harvest Automation Makes Strong Commitment To Greenhouse Production Market
The company recently announced it is selling off its robotic warehouse automation business to focus more on providing robotic materials handling to the greenhouse, vegetable, and fruit markets.