Lighting

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Selecting an LED Fixture

Horticultural lighting fixtures containing arrays of lightemitting diodes (LEDs) abound. Established plant lighting companies, companies with general illumination but not horticultural lighting expertise, and small start up companies are increasingly developing and marketing them. With... more »

Signify Expands GrowWise Control System

Signify has expanded its GrowWise Control System to fit seamlessly with conventional climate control and greenhouse management systems and make it even easier to operate. The system, which was introduced last year, allows growers and researchers to... more »

Dates Set for 2019 Griffin Grower & Retailer Expos

Dates have been set for the 2019 Griffin Grower & Retailer Expos. The company will return to Massachusetts and Pennsylvania to host two Expo events this year, each spanning two days. The Massachusetts Expo will... more »

Getting a Piece of the Indoor Food Gardening Market

Have you thought about how the indoor food gardening market might be an untapped opportunity for your business? Residential food gardens provide urban growers with direct access to fresh fruit, herbs and vegetables. In addition,... more »

Outlook 2019 Webinar Now Available for Free Download

On Dec. 13, 2018, AmericanHort’s Craig Regelbrugge and Texas A&M’s Charlie Hall presented a webinar on “Outlook 2019: What’s on the Economic and Legislative Horizon in the Coming Year.” If you missed it, the webinar is... more »

DLC Requirements for LED Fixtures

In October 2018, the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) published the requirements for testing and reporting horticultural lighting fixtures that contain light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This is important for commercial plant growers because the DLC essentially sets the... more »

What to Know About Lighting Cannabis from a Former Greenhouse Cultivator

Changing perceptions around cannabis has many commercial growers seriously examining the plant for the first time, and many are underestimating the long “maligned weed.” I say maligned because cannabis is by no means an unwanted... more »

MSU Extension Offering Online Greenhouse Courses

The deadline to register for  Michigan State University Extension’s Online College of Knowledge greenhouse series is rapidly approaching. If you are you looking to brush up on greenhouse topics such as greenhouse lighting, biological control or fertility, you... more »

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