Signify, Wageningen University & Research collaborate on demonstration center

Signify and Wageningen University & Research have extended its collaboration in the Innovation & Demonstration Center in Bleiswijk for the application of Philips GreenPower LED lighting in horticulture (IDC-LED). This partnership will allow research into... more »

AMCO Produce selects Sollum Technologies Dynamic

For more than 40 years, AMCO Produce has been a leader in fresh produce production due to its high standards of operation at all levels, from cultivation to distribution. Striving to continually improve their business,... more »

Keeping up with technology

I wanted to find out more about what growers should be considering when adding or updating lighting so I reached out to Michael Hanan, sales director at Sollum Technologies for the U.S. market. He has... more »

Fluence will launch new product at GreenTech Amsterdam 2023

Fluence announced it will attend the 2023 GreenTech Amsterdam conference, which will include speaking sessions by Fluence industry experts Steve Graves, senior vice president of strategy and product; Timo Bongartz, general manager of EMEA; Theo... more »

Technically Speaking: Lighting plants indoors, without sunlight

Greenhouse production takes advantage of sunlight, which usually provides most, if not all, the light to crops grown inside. Greenhouse growers, however, are increasingly amending sunlight with low-intensity photoperiodic lighting to create long day, high-intensity... more »


5 Universities Partner on USDA Grant on Culinary Herbs

Late last year, Michigan State University received a $3.4 million USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) grant to evaluate the profitability and environmental sustainability of fresh-cut and potted culinary herbs produced in controlled environments (greenhouses... more »

Signify Adds to Partner Network in U.S.

Signify has signed a Philips Horticulture LED Lighting partnership agreement with Greenhouse System USA, a greenhouse manufacturing and construction firm located in Watsonville, California. Established in 1984, Greenhouse System USA works in cooperation with Dutch... more »

Technically Speaking: Getting Started With Supplemental Greenhouse LED Lighting

The use of electric lighting inside greenhouses is nothing new, but the technology and sophistication of lighting have advanced dramatically in the last several years. Unlike conventional fixtures (i.e., high-pressure sodium), light-emitting diodes (LEDs) literally... more »