April 20, 2016
New Colorado State University Greenhouse Showcases LED Technology
The university’s new Horticulture Center has all the bells and whistles you would expect in a state-of-the-art greenhouse, plus the latest in LED lighting technology.
April 19, 2016
Michigan State To Host Horticulture Lighting Symposium In May
Growers and other horticulture experts looking to learn more about lighting should mark their calendars for the eighth annual International Symposium On Light In Horticulture, which will take place May 22-26, 2016, in East Lansing, MI.
April 18, 2016
Gotham Greens CEO Outlines Queens, Chicago Expansion Projects
The hydroponic vegetable producer recently opened its third and fourth rooftop greenhouses, expanding to Chicago and Queens, NY. CEO Viraj Puri told us about some of the challenges and rewards of building greenhouses on rooftops.
April 13, 2016
Monitor Your Greenhouse Conditions Without A Web Connection
The Sentinel system from Sensaphone provides 24/7 monitoring of temperatures, power outages, and other potential problems, in locations where connectivity is unavailable.
April 9, 2016
How To Fine-Tune Your Greenhouse Cooling And Ventilation Systems
Like most equipment, greenhouse components and machinery must be serviced regularly to keep them in good working order.
April 8, 2016
New Coverings Help Improve Light Diffusion In The Greenhouse
Coverings suppliers are developing new materials designed to enhance light transmission, which can help improve energy efficiency.
April 1, 2016
Growers Supply Hosting Two Workshops On Controlled Environment Production
The April and May workshops will cover the latest trends in new and innovative growing techniques, such as hydroponics, aquaponics, and microgreen production.
March 29, 2016
Philips Lighting And University Of Arizona Study Shows LED Systems Ideal For Growing Food In Space
A collaboration between Philips And The University of Arizona found that using energy-efficient LED lighting in a prototype lunar greenhouse resulted in an increased amount of high-quality edible lettuce while dramatically improving operational efficiency and use of resources.
March 26, 2016
How (And Why) You Should Calibrate pH And Electrical Conductivity (EC) At Your Greenhouse
The pH and electrical conductivity (EC) measurements are only as good as the calibration of your meter. Calibrate your meters now to prevent mistakes in your production planning.