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Featured White Papers

DESIGNING A TRUE MAINTENANCE-FREE PIVOT
Published by igus
MAXIMIZING SHAFT AND BEARING LIFETIMES IN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY
Published by igus
HOW MACHINE VISION AUTOMATES AND OPTIMIZES PROCESSES IN THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY.
Published by MVTec LLC

All White Papers

OPTIMIZE YOUR CANNABIS GROWTH FOR THE BEST POSSIBLE HARVEST.

As the cannabis industry matures, cultivators need more than subjective measures in the grow room. It’s only with objective Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) specific to each growth stage that you can competitively increase production at scale. For each phase in the cannabis life cycle– propagation, vegetative, and flower– we present a quantitative tool to help cultivators assess the efficiency and effectiveness of their unique approach.

LED VS HPS: A COST/BENEFIT ANALYSIS

LED technology continues to improve in intensity and efficacy. In the past few years, it has frequently beaten old technology when it comes to yields and quality when run head to head. This is a side by side comparison covering a span of five years. Now let’s talk numbers.

AEROPONICS: THE NEXT GENERATION

Learn about aeroponics and the new breakthrough technology removing all previous barriers of aeroponic irrigation!

DESIGNING A TRUE MAINTENANCE-FREE PIVOT

Engineers working in the agricultural industry can benefit greatly from implementing true maintenance- free pivots within their machinery. Maintenance-free pivots have several benefits that can help significantly increase efficiency within the agricultural field. Here, we will compare true maintenance-free designs with alternative designs, as well as go into the requirements for creating a true maintenance-free pivot.

SPECIALTY LIGHTING APPLICATIONS FOR HORTICULTURE

Lighting solutions for horticultural applications have been relatively stable since the inception of the high pressure sodium (HPS) lamp in the 1960s. However, the industry is currently experiencing a renaissance as advances in light emitting diodes (LEDs) have enabled innovative ways in which light can enhance plant productivity.

MAXIMIZING SHAFT AND BEARING LIFETIMES IN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY

Explore different processes of surface treating shaft materials and examine the effects on wear behavior of plain bearings i agriculture applications. One of the most common causes of downtime and failure of agricultural machinery consists of wear on the machinery’s bearings and shafts. In this white paper, explore different processes of surface treating shaft materials and examine the effects on wear behavior of plain bearings.

EMERGING BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR AG INPUT MANUFACTURERS FROM DEVELOPMENT TO COMMERCIALIZATION

This eBook features new emerging technologies that create solutions from product development to marketing and distribution for agricultural input manufacturers. Each year, new and advanced technologies are changing the landscape of ag input manufacturing and influencing soil health worldwide. Manufacturers want to save time and money during the product development lifecycle. Be it in integrated pest management or in microbial discovery platforms for novel biostimulants, biologicals present a key opportunity for input manufacturers to participate in and deliver quality, unique products to their end customers.

TOP 6 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN SELECTING A VERTICAL RACK PROVIDER EBOOK

Grand View Research estimates that the global vertical farming product market will grow by 25.7% by 2027. For cannabis cultivation, mobile vertical racks are a vital tool for a successful growth system and can increase both yields and annual revenue. When selecting a vertical rack provider, there are six things that you MUST first consider...

VERTICAL FARMING SYSTEMS BROCHURE

Looking for the latest tools and resources from cannabis industry experts? Pipp Horticulture has everything you need to elevate your cultivation including grow calculators, recent case studies, product brochures and more! Check it out below, and don’t forget to contact Pipp today to find out how you can #GrowMore.

DELIVERING SOLUTIONS FOR CROP NUTRITION THAT ACCELERATE THE TRANSFORMATION OF AGRICULTURE TO SUSTAINABILITY.

A Circular Economy model is recognized as the way for businesses to implement sustainable development. Transitioning the agri-food sector into a circular model is an intricate and multifaceted challenge. It requires innovations in technology, products, practices, business, and sociocultural attitudes. Global climate action policy and plans such as the European Union's Green Deal and Canada's Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy have developed aggressive targets that aim for net zero emissions by 2050. These targets will have to be met at the same time as food security needs to be increased for a growing population. And producing more food needs to be done with an ever-decreasing environmental impact.

WHY LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY GROWTH COSTS GREENHOUSES LESS

One of the largest reoccurring expenses growers are faced with is the ever-increasing cost of energy. This impact has led many growers to consider a transition to solid-state (LED) lighting to reduce energy consumption and lower costs. This white paper explores how greenhouse budgets benefit in multiple ways from replacing HPS with LED. Check it out to begin calculating the potential ROI your operation could gain from an LED lighting system.

MAPPING THE DIGITAL STORY OF A SEED

Explore how CropIn is leading the transformation of end-to-end operations for seed enterprises with technology. We also share success stories from our experience in the seed industry and through these stories we help demonstrate how technology is being leveraged to optimize operations, make data-driven decisions, deliver services seamlessly, connect people in new ways, and unlock innovative digital experiences.

EBOOK - PROCESS SYSTEM SELECTION INDOOR GROW

This eBook will help you understand the many interconnected variables of the buying and implementation process for developing an indoor grow facility.

HOW MACHINE VISION AUTOMATES AND OPTIMIZES PROCESSES IN THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY.

Do you know how machine vision automates and optimizes processes in the agricultural industry? Find out in our free white paper how you can increase the efficiency of your agricultural value-added processes sustainably. You will learn how the technology works and the specific ways in which its use supports modern agricultural processes. Furthermore, we present you diverse practical application scenarios and dive into how modern agricultural enterprises benefit from the many

SPROUT AI VERTICAL INDOOR CULTIVATION WHITE PAPER 2022

The previous reliance on international food shipments has been shifting to in-city production. This rapid industry expansion is now showing signs of clear segmentation which is the focus of this White-Paper.