More cucumbers and lower energy consumption thanks to Signify's full LED at Qcumber Optimize Nature VOF

A small percentage of far-red light guarantees a good plant development. At full power, the system delivers 78 µmol/m2/sec (+41%) more than the old installation, while consuming 20% less energy.

Horticultural Energy Efficiency

The average lighting rebate outside of horticulture is typically in the $10,000 to $20,000 range, while the average horticulture rebate is more than $150,000-with some exceeding $1 million.

Horticulture LEDs and Photophyll™ Select LED

Cree LED is the first LED supplier to fully characterize products in horticulture metrics, such as PPF and Red PPF %, instead of lighting metrics, such as CCT and CRI.

Neboda Farms Adopts Skytree Direct Air Capture Unit for More Sustainable Carbon Dioxide Production

Spain-based vertical farming company will reduce CO2 costs by 79% deploying Skytree's technology in its growing processes

Integrating Renewable Energy in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)

The energy demands of indoor farming can be substantial, leading to increased greenhouse gas emissions and environmental strain. Enter renewable energy - a game-changing approach to powering CEA systems while reducing their carbon footprint.

LES SERRES BERTRAND EMBRACES THE DYNAMIC LED REVOLUTION WITH SOLLUM TECHNOLOGIES

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, Qubec, which they acquired in 2017. This investment is the company's first foray into LED technology.

How Intercanopy Lighting Can Help Your Grow

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.

Green Fields Leverages Fluence VYPR Fixtures to Produce High-Quality Crops Year Round

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.

The Next Phase of Development for Vertical Farming

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.

Trends for the CEA Industry: What's in Store?

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.

Harnessing the Power of Light Intensity and Spectrum for Propagation and Cut Flower Production

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.

The Farm Club by Agrician - Urban Farming "Magic"

In the fast-paced concrete jungle of Hong Kong, vertical farms and urban farms are sprouting up, bringing renewed energy to the agricultural landscape and a burst of green to unexpected places.

LED Grow Lights: The Best Start for Seedlings

How important is it for tender new seedlings to germinate under a grow light? Plants typically grow faster, taller and denser with consistent illumination - but not all light bulbs nurture your plants equally.

Addressing the Challenges of Vertical Farming

We should not see Vertical Farming as a trend, but as a serious technology to be deployed to face those food challenges. This means first building a feasible business case with our client.

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HOW DO YOU FEED 10 BILLION PEOPLE?

HOW DO YOU FEED 10 BILLION PEOPLE?

"Smart farming" is an important part of the answer to this existential question: Extremely high efficiency in food production through the targeted use of the latest technology, computer-supported and - where possible - fully automatic. Seeds are individually and precisely placed; fruits carefully picked by mechanical grippers; fertilizers and plant protection products applied in small doses and in a targeted manner. These operations require a large number of small electric motors that are both robust and powerful.