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Shrubs Are Perennials Too

Over the past several years, many nurseries and greenhouses have added perennials into their product lines. However, there have been fewer nurseries adding annuals or greenhouses adding woody ornamentals to their product offerings. In this... more »

LED Fixture Efficacy: A 2020 Update

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have come a long way in the past decade. The prices for LEDs have come down, their output has greatly increased, and their efficacy (energy efficiency) has dramatically improved. Back then, we... more »

Spring into a Successful Season

Now that the New Year has arrived, spring will be here before we know it. One of the busiest times of year, spring production can also be the most difficult. Being prepared for insect and... more »

OSU Greenhouse Workshop to Tackle Sustainable and Safe Crop Production

On Jan. 16 and 17, the Ohio State University’s annual Greenhouse Management Workshop will take place in Wooster, Ohio. The workshop takes a cross-commodity approach covering both ornamental and vegetable crops. This year’s theme is... more »

How Much Supplemental Lighting Do You Need?

From October to March, the daily light integral (DLI) can be a limiting factor in the production of greenhouse crops, particularly in the northern half of the U.S. and in Canada. Because the DLI is... more »

Fluence Adds Two VPs

Fluence, a global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and agriculture production, announced today the appointment of Ron DeKok as vice president of sales for the Americas. In his new role, DeKok... more »

Oasis Grower Solutions Relocates Florida Manufacturing

To gear up for 2020, Oasis Solutions has moved its Florida offices and manufacturing from Mt. Dora to a much larger and more modern facility in Apopka, Florida. The address of the new facility is 5454 Foliage... more »

Grower Teams Up with Whiskey Company to Fuel Biomass Boilers

Nature Fresh Farms recently teamed up with Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. – the whiskey producer is now providing the greenhouse operation with a renewable fuel source in the form of whiskey cull barrels. In... more »

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