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MSU Researchers Present Webinar on Holding Crops

When crops can’t be shipped on time, there are things you can do to help hold plants in the greenhouse. Commercial greenhouse growers can implement practices to slow down growth and maintain crop quality, such... more »

UF Online Greenhouse Training Courses Set to Begin in June

The  University of Florida IFAS Extension is providing eight different four-week,  online greenhouse training courses in English and Spanish. The first course of the year, Greenhouse 101, starts on June 1, 2020. This year the series... more »

UF Announces 2020 Online Training Courses

The University of Florida IFAS Extension has announced the schedule for its 2020 greenhouse training online courses. The four-week  online training courses are offered in English and Spanish. Each course is completely online, and includes streaming... more »

What Is the Ideal Lighting Spectrum?

One of the most common questions I am asked is, “What is the ideal lighting spectrum?” Until the recent advances in light-emitting diode (LED) technology, this wasn’t something we would even consider asking. We only... more »

Gibraltar Acquires Thermo Energy Systems

Gibraltar Industries, Inc., a leading provider in North America of  commercial greenhouse growing products and services, announced it has acquired the assets of Canadian-based Thermo Energy Systems, a privately held provider of commercial greenhouse solutions in North America supporting... more »

GLASE to Present Lighting Webinar This Week

GLASE (Greenhouse Lighting & Systems Engineering) will present a free webinar this week on Horticultural Lighting Systems Energy-Savings Calculations. The webinar will take place Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. eastern time In controlled environment agriculture supplemental lighting... more »

The Perils of Low (Greenhouse) Temperature

The time it takes to finish a crop is primarily a function of the average daily temperature. Plants develop progressively faster as temperature increases, and likewise develop progressively slower as temperature decreases. When it is... more »

Harnessing Soil Microbes: Past, Present and Future

Colin Bell is co-founder, co-inventor, and chief growth officer of Growcentia, parent company of Mammoth Microbes, Ft. Collins, Colorado. Colin completed his Ph.D. in Soil Microbial Ecology in 2009 and took a research scientist position... more »

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