Production

Why Grow Dry?

Irrigation technology has improved in recent years, which has made it easier to irrigate greenhouse-grown plants efficiently. One of the most notable advances was the development of moisture sensors that are small, inexpensive and robust.... more »

Improving Your Fertilizer Efficiency in 20 Minutes

Growers are always looking for ways to increase overall efficiency, cut production and labor costs, reduce shrink, and get the most bang for their buck. There are four easy ways to increase nutrient efficiency, and... more »

Success with PGRs

Commercial producers of floriculture crops usually rely on plant growth regulators (PGRs) to increase plant quality attributes. The primary role of most PGRs is to inhibit extension growth, so that plants are shorter and more... more »

Dümmen Orange’s Basewell to Include Westhoff Products in 2020

Dümmen Orange and Westhoff plan to partner to offer the Westhoff line of spring annuals in the Basewell product form for spring of 2020 to the North American market. Growers will have access to the... more »

Wood Products in the Root Zone

More than 30 years ago we started discussing nutrition and substrates for containerized production. Science is a ponderous enterprise. We are still optimizing. Our current challenge is to determine the modifications necessary to use high... more »

Fluence Names GM for EMEA Region

Fluence Bioengineering has appointed Timo Bongartz as general manager for the EMEA region. He will be supporting growers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Bongartz has extensive experience advising growers and researchers from across... more »

How to select an LED light fixture

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 »

Greenhouse Production of Cannabis: Are Existing Growers a Good Fit?

Joining us is Mike Marquez, seminar director for the Indo Expo Cannabis Trade Show. His responsibilities include finding, vetting and booking speakers for multi-track education programs for annual shows in California, Oregon and Colorado that... more »

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