Traditionally, most glass is produced as 'clear glass' - a staple in the growing industry for decades. Diffused glass can also help prevent sunburns from taking hold in the crop.
If you are a grower living in a colder climate, you need structural integrity and full environmental control for successful year-round greenhouse production through the cold, dark and snowy winter months.
While an enticing opportunity, planning a commercial aquaponics greenhouse requires a detailed business plan and a clear understanding of your goals.
Leafy greens are some of the best plants to grow hydroponically, and lettuce is an excellent plant to start out growing hydroponically. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you grow your own lettuce to reduce the growing retail prices.
Using an in-expensive drone, they can map a full quarter section of land in about 20 minutes, providing a real-time map that is able to instantly show variability and allow them to quickly identify problem areas and determine solutions.
2022 Top Article - Indoor Agriculture: Driving up LED Efficiency to Reduce the Costs of Artificial Sun
Increasing lighting efficiency can make a big difference to running costs. This is one of the reasons driving the move to replace traditional lighting solutions with LEDs in recent years.
2022 Top Article - AI and Custom Imaging Hardware to Address the Challenges of Growing High-quality Crops
The twin pressures of a relentless increase in the demand for larger volumes and higher quality fruits and vegetables together with pressures on growers for more sustainable farming will drive the need for higher yields at the plant level.
Kellogg Company and NewEdge Inc: Why Innovation and R&D Must Drive Global Food System Transformation
To sustainably feed the world's growing population, we must embrace the next agricultural revolution and find new ways to innovate our food system.
Ensuring long-term success in cannabis cultivation requires investing in quality infrastructure that stands the test of time. The less efficient a system, the more money it will cost operators long-term. Let's shed some light on the efficiency of fixtures used in cannabis.
Pipp's team of engineers and installation experts worked with Planted Detroit to install mobile vertical grow racking systems that were clean and biosecure.
Compared with previous irrigation methods, pivot systems have been a primary driver of water conservation in irrigated agriculture. However, with the technology available now, they can perform even better - benefiting farmers as well as the planet.
Urban Crop Solutions (UCS) and Dr Rudi Pauwels will set up a research centre on indoor farming applications in southern Spain. Research at the centre will focus on the impact of climate change on crops in Southern Europe, while working on optimising the nutrient content.
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.
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.
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.
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Compressed air is a limited resource that is generated in-house for the benefit of many operations within the manufacturing environment. Learn how to ensure all point of use applications are using your compressed air in the most effective and efficient way possible. Learn how much it costs to produce that compressed air and how Engineered Nozzles can help you use your air more effectively and efficiently.