August 14, 2017
How Young’s Plant Farm Invests in New Structures and Equipment
The Auburn, AL-based Top 100 Grower operation is improving its production infrastructure so it can continue to efficiently produce quality plants and keep up with demand.
December 18, 2017
How to Make Sure Your Greenhouse Can Withstand Heavy Snow
Heavy snow loads can cause greenhouse structures to collapse if proper snow removal techniques are not practiced or extra support is not provided.
November 15, 2017
Tips on Adding Heat to Your Greenhouse for the Winter
Heating your greenhouse for the winter is important, and choosing efficient equipment and designs can help you quickly get returns on your heating investments.
November 14, 2017
Smart Solar Greenhouses Designed to Generate Energy and Improve Plant Growth
Research at the University of California Santa Cruz has shown that the first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses are as healthy as those raised in conventional greenhouses.
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.
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.
June 4, 2017
7 Factors That Can Determine the Cost of Building a New Greenhouse
Want to know the main factors that determine the cost of building a new greenhouse? Phil Bishop of Stuppy has put together an overview of the expenses involved in this type of project.
May 28, 2017
Growers Offer Advice on What to Know Before Your Next Building Project
Two Top 100 Growers discuss their most recent building projects, the challenges they addressed, and what they learned during the process.
April 19, 2017
Suppliers Can Offer Technical Solutions for New Cannabis Growers
Here’s a look at how a few manufacturers have partnered with growers to make their transition into cannabis a smooth one, whether it’s through hands-on guidance or partnering with other industry leaders.
March 24, 2017
New Greenhouse Structure Models Emphasize Crop Protection, Energy Efficiency
Manufacturers of new structure models say they are responding to grower concerns with designs that focus on ventilation, maximizing your space, and incorporating a wide range of crops. Here’s a look at some of their latest offerings.
March 18, 2017
Brian Munchel of Ludy Greenhouse Manufacturing Dies at 48
Munchel, a long-time member of the National Greenhouse Manufacturing Association, worked at Ludy Greenhouse Manufacturing for more than 30 years and was a computer-aided draftsman.
March 15, 2017
How Tech Suppliers Are Helping Growers Find Solutions
Greenhouse structures and components manufacturers highlight some of their most recent projects.
February 15, 2017
New Greenhouse Cooling System in Development for Hot-Climate Regions
Researchers at McGill University in Quebec have developed an alternative evaporative cooling solution for greenhouses in warm climates, and are now seeking commercial partners.
January 18, 2017
Looking at Glass or Polyethylene for Your New Structure? There’s Also a Third Option
Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene, also known as EFTE, is a fluorine-based material that looks like a standard polyethylene greenhouse film but offers high light transmittance.