Production

AutoStix Challenges and Opportunities

Think back to those days of first-time innovation in the world of agriculture: A one-man, horse-drawn plow was able to till 2 field acres a day ... until modern farm equipment came along to accomplish... more »

Ethylene in Floriculture

Ethylene is a hormone that influences growth and development of plants throughout their life cycle. It is a colorless gas that is active at very low concentrations, even at parts per billion (which is 0.001... more »

Nursery Supplies to Invest $30 Million in Facilities and Equipment

Nursery Supplies Holdings has announced a $30 million series of investments in new equipment to expand its Nursery Supplies and Summit Janor businesses. The investments will update existing equipment, expand production capacity and relocate corporate... 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 »

Dramm Introduces New Compression Foamer

Dramm has introduced a new compression foamer, the FOAM8L, for greenhouse applications. The FOAM8L offers a rich, thick foam that sticks to surfaces and degrades slowly,. This increases contact time for surface disinfection. [caption id="attachment_71213"... 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 »

Jiffy Names New North American Sales Manager

Jiffy International AS has named Kent Carrell to the position of North American sales manager. Kent has more than 20 years of experience in working with commercial growers and... more »

Dramm Offers Water Management Services

In 2009, DRAMMwater was founded to address the water quality needs the horticultural industry was facing. As water becomes more scarce and regulations increase, access to clean water is critical for growers. Initially focusing on... more »

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