Dramm Corp. has developed a white paper that outlines control methods for biofilm, which is present in every greenhouse irrigation system and can harbor plant pathogens.
Tools such as the 1 to 5 moisture scale can help you prevent overwatering to achieve the desired air to water ratio for healthy plant growth.
Researchers at The Ohio State University tested the ice cube irrigation theory to see if it is a viable option to recommend to consumers for hydrating orchids.
From watering mats to injectors, irrigation suppliers are focused on helping growers save water and control the flow of their irrigation systems. Here’s a look at some of their latest offerings.
Countryside Greenhouse in Allendale, MI, is using the Oasis, a new watering system that bases irrigation timing on the weight of the basket.
Knowing the quality of your water can help improve crop health and avoid costly maintenance. Here are some tips on analyzing your water.
Irrigation water that is alkaline contains bicarbonates, and as crops are irrigated over time, these bicarbonates will increase media pH.
The University of Connecticut and University of Florida have partnered to launch the WaterQual tool as part of the CleanWateR3 research program.
A greenhouse maintenance plan and checklist can reduce equipment failures, improve equipment efficiency, and boost long-term profits.
The North Carolina-based nursery is trialing flood beds in its perennial houses, and is also replacing its misting systems.
Pallet Watering Mats have a rubber edge to keep water in and prevent water runoff.
The start of a new year is a good time to double check your irrigation system to make sure your crops receive the best quality water they can for optimal growth.
Dramm recently updated its MistTime10 misting controller to include a manual cycle that can be run anytime a grower feels an extra shot of mist is required.