September 20, 2017
8 Questions To Ask, And Answer, Before You Invest in New Software
Implementing new software in your greenhouse business may seem overwhelming at first, but doing your homework will pay off in the long run.
September 29, 2017
Vertical Farming Looks to Go Mainstream
The University of the District of Columbia is the nation’s only urban land-grant university, so it was a particularly appropriate setting for the Association of Vertical Farming (AVF) to host the AVF Summit 2017 on September 22. The summit was a mix of education, advocacy, and policy discussion about urban agriculture — vertical farming in particular — targeted at finding ways to broaden its adoption in cities around the country and around the world. You’ve probably heard quite a bit in recent months about vertical farming — systems for growing food in stacked layers in completely controlled environments, applying inputs such as light, water, and fertilizer in precise amounts. While there’s some use of these systems in greenhouse settings, in many cases, urban farmers are repurposing abandoned buildings or even shipping containers. Match the availability of these facilities in most large urban areas with big cities’ limited access to fresh, […]
June 16, 2017
Five Guidelines to Investing in Software for Your Greenhouse
Any software improvement you make should make sense for your team and be worth the investment.
May 26, 2017
New Software System From Boxcar Central Takes Growing Data to the Cloud
Boxcar Central’s data-hub platform allows growers to log mass amounts of data and use it to compile information on crop quality.
May 17, 2017
SBI’s New App Helps Greenhouse Growers Improve Customer Visits
Mobi Merchandiser is a management tool and mobile app that greenhouse growers can use for planning recurring store visits, repetitive store tasks, picture requirements, and automating buyer reporting.
March 30, 2017
Webinar to Offer Tips on Properly Managing Your Business for Growth
“How to Survive and Thrive: New Revenue Building Tools for Growers,” presented by Socius, takes place on April 6.
September 25, 2016
Greenhouse Software Suppliers Offering A Range Of New Solutions
Want to know what some of the leading software suppliers are doing to address the ever-evolving needs of their greenhouse customers? Here’s a brief update.
September 21, 2016
Greenhouse Growers Tackling Software Needs Head-On
Whether by working with proven technology experts or developing their own systems, many growers are looking to update their business software to allow for inventory management, streamlined production, and more.
June 18, 2016
Practical Software Solutions Increases Accessibility, Efficiency Of Its Grower Vertical System
Practical Software will demonstrate Grower Vertical, its customizable and scalable enterprise management system for the horticulture industry, at Cultivate’16 in July.
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.
November 2, 2015
SBI Software’s Solutions Help Simplify Logistics For Greenhouse Shipping
The company focuses on helping growers improve their existing processes with solutions for site fulfillment, replenishment, inventory management and more.
January 6, 2014
Harvest Automation And SBI Software Announce Partnership
The partnership between Harvest Automation and SBI Software will integrate Harvest Automation's HV-100 plant-moving robots with Harvest Knowledge, a new cloud-based data collection system, and SBI Software's inventory and production systems.
July 11, 2013
Argos Software Custom-Builds Enterprise Software Systems For Growers’ Needs
If your standard, off-the-shelf accounting software program and Excel inventory sheets just aren’t cutting it anymore, maybe it’s time to look at a computer software program developed for commercial growers. Here are some software programs designed to handle the variables and intricacies that are unique to commercial growers’ businesses. Argos Software Argos Software offers a full line of enterprise software that is specific to the grower industry. “There are issues with plants that don’t occur in other industries, so there is a need for software that is flexible enough in order to accomplish that,” says sales manager René Huurman. “The first thing we do is a needs analysis of the grower. Identify the grower’s processes, how he goes about doing what he does. There is no greenhouse or nursery operation exactly the same. The software is flexible enough to adapt to the grower’s needs.” Huurman says based on the grower’s […]