November 21, 2016
Five Things To Consider Before Purchasing A Greenhouse Alarm
A greenhouse alarm can be the difference between you and a major catastrophe that results in crop losses. Before you make a purchase, take these factors into account.
November 16, 2016
Stay Up To Date On Greenhouse Structures And Materials
eGro, an online resource for greenhouse growers, features a series of video lectures and tutorials on a wide variety of topics, including greenhouse structures and terminology, heating and cooling, and more.
November 15, 2016
Thoughts For Greenhouse Growers To Consider When Automating
With labor getting scarce and minimum wages on the rise, Cole Mangum of Bell Nursery says it’s time to take a closer look at automating your operation.
November 4, 2016
Evaluating Greenhouse Supplemental Lighting For Young And Finished Plant Production
Researchers at Purdue and Michigan State University compare young and finished plant production under LED toplighting and HPS lamps to determine which source is most effective.
October 27, 2016
5 Things Cannabis Growers Should Look For In A Light Deprivation System
From automation to installation, here are five things you need to know when adding a light deprivation system to your cannabis greenhouse.
October 24, 2016
Study Shows Effectiveness Of Growing Cannabis Under LED Lighting
The study, conducted by the Wageningen University & Research Centre in The Netherlands, shows some varieties of cannabis plants grown under LED lighting may produce more medicinally active substances than if they had been grown under other intensive lighting systems.
October 18, 2016
Lighting Research Center Is Surveying Growers On Supplemental Lighting
The Center, part of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is looking for commercial growers to participate in an online survey regarding supplemental greenhouse lighting.
October 17, 2016
International Forum Of Agricultural Robotics Will Highlight New Innovations
The inaugural event, organized by two France-based companies, is designed to bring together ag robotics stakeholders to discuss, debate, and exchange ideas on the future of agriculture.
October 3, 2016
New Soil Mix Technology Generates High-Precision Greenhouse Growing
Advancements in soil mixers help growers achieve the highest level of automation and efficiency to create the ideal growing media for every type of crop.
October 3, 2016
North Carolina Researchers Studying Solar Cells For Greenhouse Lighting
Researchers from North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill are launching a project to develop next-generation greenhouses with built-in solar cells that make use of the entire spectrum of solar light.
September 30, 2016
How Hoffman Nursery Invests In Technology In Response To Increased Demand
The North Carolina-based ornamental and native grasses producer recently invested in greenhouse structures and advanced automation to help increase efficiency.