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How To Optimize Weekly Maintenance Schedules For Agricultural Equipment

The maintenance metric you can use could be machine uptime, unscheduled downtime, efficiency, productivity, cost, safety, and other performance metrics. You need to choose the metrics that are relevant to your farm operations.

Growing Forward: A Glimpse into the 2022 Cannabis Lighting Market Report and the Bright Green Future

This article serves not only to highlight the key points of the 2022 report, but also to provide a perspective into long-term trends with a sense of hope–based on the facts. Fluence is keen to the struggles and successes of its Growing Family.

What is the Importance of Grow Light Colour and Lighting Consistency?

Many assume that artificial light in an indoor environment should emulate natural sunlight for the best growing conditions. However, this is not accurate. Light emitted from the sun contains many different wavelengths, some visible and some not.

HPS vs. LED: The Costs of Horticultural Lighting

Choosing horticultural lighting is one of the most important decisions a grower makes before setting up a greenhouse. It is often a large part of both CapEx, Capital Expenses, and OpEx, Operational Expenses.

Implementing Multi-Level Mobile Vertical Racking Systems

Pipp Horticulture worked with Sozo to implement multi-level Mobile Vertical Racking Systems that allowed them to create 70% more canopy space, totaling 24,824 sq. ft.

Challenges and Opportunities Faced in Vertical Farming

amBX spoke with Stephan den Boer from Bever Innovations on their podcast about the role of technology in vertical farms, the challenges and opportunities faced.

Electrifying Agriculture - How EV Tractors Can Support the Sector’s Sustainable Shift

Battery technology needs to be developed in order to withstand the heavy loads of agricultural vehicles and supply a lasting and reliable source of power.

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Prep Your Greenhouse for a Successful Growing Season with Efficient Heating Solutions

With winter on the horizon, it is important for commercial greenhouse owners to begin prepping for the seasonal shift. There are various tips that help ensure your winter growing season is efficient and successful.

How Robots are used in Agriculture

The agricultural industry are continually looking for ways to increase output, improve efficiency and reduce waste. This has led to robots and automation becoming an integral part of farming and food production processes.

Increase HVAC Performance in Greenhouses with Coil Coatings

When it comes to greenhouses and other indoor farms, it is important for HVAC units to create proper air circulation to ensure optimal growing conditions. Heating solutions are also needed to enhance growing conditions during cold weather.

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Monarch Tractor Launches Production of Founder Series MK-V: The First Commercially Available Electric, Driver-Optional Smart Tractor

Constellation Brands, one of the world's most prominent producers of wine, spirits and beer, has partnered with Monarch by purchasing the first six units of the Founder Series MK-V tractor

Biotalys Creates Scientific Advisory Committee with Leading Experts

AgTech Innovator Deepens Network of Scientific Leaders in Key Focus Areas to Support Global Expansion

Tomato grower Redgrow from Belgium expands with Philips GreenPower LED toplighting

-Successful cultivation with a combination of HPS and Philips GreenPower LED interlighting, together with rising energy prices, lead to investment in Philips GreenPower LED toplighting compact -Redgrow can grow tomatoes year-round with this solution

Farmers can now order biological soil tests in Biome Makers' online store

Biome Makers' launches new online shop for Biological Soil Tests. Farmers and advisors can now order BeCrop® Test, an advanced biological soil test, directly from Biome Makers' website. This new element of eCommerce simplifies BeCrop® Test purchases with a quick and easy process and informs farmers and advisors about their soil's health before the next growing season.

Leading LED Grow Light Manufacturer Fohse Ends 2022 On a High Note with Three Year Revenue Growth of 14,708%

-Named Inc. Magazine's #1 fastest growing privately held companies the Rocky Mountain Region, the #1 in Nevada and #1 in Las Vegas and in the Top 20 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in America -Company Expansion is Compounded by Partnerships with Actor & Entrepreneur Jim Belushi and Pro Football Hall of Famer Calvin Johnson Jr.

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The 13 MP autofocus camera uEye XC is especially easy to operate and delivers high-resolution images and videos in the blink of an eye. Unlike typical webcams, it has been specifically designed for use in industrial applications and delivers sharp image data even in changing light conditions. Setting up and operating only requires a cable connection. The webcam-like camera is characterised by its particularly elegant and lightweight magnesium housing: with dimensions of only 32 x 61 x 19 mm, it is compact, sturdy despite its light weight and absolutely suitable for industrial use - benefiting, for example, kiosk systems, applications in industrial production or agriculture. With the uEye XC Starter Set, IDS offers a full-package deal for $500. (launch promotion, valid until 30 November 2022) that allows customers to evaluate and use the full range of functions of the new camera. The set includes not only the camera, tripod adapter and cable, but also a macro lens. Thanks to this lens, the camera is also suitable for demanding applications at close range. It easily shortens the minimum possible object distance and opens up additional application possibilities.

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