November 1, 2017

Gamechanger: How Artificial Intelligence Works in the Greenhouse

Artificial intelligence may not be taking over the world yet, but it could make a difference in the greenhouse by helping growers do their jobs more efficiently.

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Fluence Bioengineering red lettuce trials - feature

October 30, 2017

Solving Greenhouse Lighting Issues With New Research and Innovation

Changing out your lighting system isn’t quite as easy as replacing a light bulb, but you’ll find the process a lot smoother with this advice from lighting manufacturers and researchers.

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BrightFarms Ohio

October 18, 2017

Leafy Greens Grower BrightFarms Building New 120,000 Square-Foot Facility

The operation will provide locally grown salad greens and herbs to supermarkets in the Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus, OH, metropolitan areas.

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Rough Brothers HopsHouse

October 18, 2017

New Greenhouse Aimed at Hydroponic Hops Producers

The new greenhouse model is the first single-solution hydroponic greenhouse for year-round hops growth, and harvests anywhere from two to five times a year.

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Seville Production Line

October 17, 2017

Production Technology Conference Tour Attendees See Technology in Action

AmericanHort’s Production Technology Conference in Dallas, TX, kicked off on Monday, Oct. 10, with a tour of three local production facilities.

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TTA PackPlanter S-2

October 16, 2017

TTA Introduces New Transplanter Suited for Smaller Growers

The PackPlanter S has 16 grippers and a capacity of 10,000 to 20,000 plugs per hour in a small frame.

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GVZ Glasshouses

October 12, 2017

How to Deal With Common Greenhouse Maintenance Issues

The most common problems often come from a lack of cleanliness and faulty equipment. Here are a number of tips you can follow in each of these areas.

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Phillips, Ball Seed Partnership

October 10, 2017

Philips Lighting, Ball Seed Partner on Distribution

Ball Seed will now offer Philips GreenPower LED lighting as a complement to its liners, plugs, unrooted cuttings, seed, and prefinished products.

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1B Filling trays for Transplanting Feature

October 9, 2017

Maximize Your Labor Efficiency When Sticking Plant Cuttings

Transplanting unrooted cuttings into trays is one of the most labor-intensive activities in greenhouse production.

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AgriNomix

October 8, 2017

Greenhouse Equipment Supplier AgriNomix is Expanding

In an effort to keep up with demand from growers venturing into automation, the company is adding almost 20,000 square feet of warehouses and offices.

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LX60 Series (Heliospectra) feature

October 5, 2017

Greenhouse Lighting Suppliers Focused on Efficiency and Flexibility

Deciding the best lighting system for your greenhouse — whether you’re growing ornamentals, vegetables, herbs, or something else — can be challenging. Here’s a close look at some of the latest lighting options on the market, and how you can determine whether they are a good fit for your operation.

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John Burns, Philips

October 2, 2017

Former Grower and Horticulturist Joins Philips Lighting Team

John Burns, who has worked for large growers including Tagawa Greenhouses and Van Wingerden Greenhouses, will be a Key Account Manager for the western U.S. at Philips.

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