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Les Serres Bertrand, a leader in the greenhouse industry, has chosen to install Sollum®’s dynamic LED lighting solution for its tomato greenhouse located in Lanoraie, Québec, which they acquired in 2017. This investment is the company’s first foray into LED technology.
Even though light is absorbed by leaves at the top of the canopy, shading from neighboring leaves reduces the light available to leaves lower in the canopy and the plant is living up to less than its full photosynthetic potential.
Israel’s largest cannabis facility taps into REMY and Fluence’s LED technology for better control over its cultivation process, leading to higher consistency throughout the grow
Oasis Springs Farm: How the Right LED Grow Lights Can Improve Crop Quality and Increase Production up to 33% in Shipping Containers
With technology always changing, when it came time to build their third container farm last year, they knew they needed to investigate the latest in LED grow lights.
While many farms currently approach their operations primarily from an agricultural perspective, it is worth noting that modern vertical farms share significant similarities with the manufacturing industry.
The prospects for 2023 are likely to call for the adoption of a strategy shift by indoor growers, one which will involve minimising costs by scaling down their business models to focus more on profitability.
This business case will expound on the results of dynamic LED lighting in propagation and cut flower production. It will highlight its impact on various plant characteristics and the proven effectiveness of Sollum’s 100% programmable LED grow light solution in greenhouses.
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Full LED from Philips Horticulture LED Solutions saves 40% of energy for Topline Gerbera and increases stem weight
The Philips GreenPower LED toplighting force installation delivers more light with considerably less energy consumption, and can be used longer on an annual basis.
LED manufacturers are actively working to improve upon existing technologies helping to create more efficient lighting capable of providing a dramatic increase in yields with reduced energy consumption and lower overall costs
Fluence’s partnership with Israel-based Trichome proves the viability of growing high-quality medical cannabis product in an efficient, standardized vertical farming model
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The awards are organised by global food and drink experts Zenith Global. Celebrating excellence and innovation across the global vertical farming industry, entries were invited in 10 award categories spanning crops, technology, sustainability and commercial initiatives.
Chosen for their dominant performance in head-to-head trials, Fluence's SPYDR fixtures increase yields and improve energy efficiency for Oakfruitland
DUBAI, Stakeholders from 30+ countries united to make the 4th Global Vertical Farming Show - a massive hit!
The event, brought together esteemed guests, including His Excellencies, key government officials, and industry experts, turning it into a remarkable platform for knowledge exchange and product showcase.
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