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Horticultural Lighting Study Published

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York, has published the results of a controlled horticulture lighting study conducted by the NSF funded Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) at RPI. The study, utilizing... more »

Factors that Influence Leaf Coloration

In the production of most floriculture crops, growers usually focus on quality attributes that relate to flowering, such as flower number and size, as well as plant compactness. The color of foliage is sometimes not... more »

UConn to Host Hydroponics, Soilless Systems Workshop

The Greenhouse Research & Extension Program at the University of Connecticut is hosting a program on Greenhouse Vegetable Production in Hydroponics and Soilless Systems on Dec. 9, at the UConn Storrs campus. The program is... more »

Time to Expand Your Knowlege

As you start to prepare for winter, hopefully you and your staff will have a little time to catch up on those things you’ve been meaning to do during the busy season — like taking... more »

Energy-Saving Climate Control for Cultivating Greenhouse Ornamentals

On both sides of the Atlantic, greenhouse growers are faced with the challenge of how to reduce energy costs in greenhouse cultivation. As a company that has developed horticulture lighting for more than 10 years,... more »

Michigan State University, Philips Lighting Team Up

Michigan State University has teamed with Philips Lighting to update greenhouse supplemental lighting on the university’s East Lansing, Michigan, campus. High-pressure sodium (HPS) lights have been the horticulture industry standard for decades, but light-emitting diodes,... more »

Fluence Bioengineering Hires New VP of Sales

Mark Wilson has joined the Fluence Bioengineering as vice president of sales. Wilson brings more than 35 years of experience in the commercial horticulture industry, most recently with Syngenta and Ball Horticultural, to lead worldwide... more »

Metropolis Farms Unveils New Indoor Agriculture Lighting Technology

Jack Griffin, president of Metropolis Farms, unveiled a new lighting technology for the indoor vertical agriculture industry at the Indoor Ag Con Philly conference in Philadelphia. The Oct. 16 event was sponsored by NewBean Capital.... more »

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