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Light Spectrum for Different Applications

There are several terms used to describe the color, or spectral distribution of light, including light quality, spectral quality, light spectrum and photon spectrum. These terms describe the relative quantities of different wavebands of light,... more »

iUNU Adds Two New Execs

iUNU, a Seattle based developer of AI and computer vision greenhouse management systems, recently hired Alexander Tokman as president and Dennis Riling as vice president of sales and marketing. As president,  Tokman will be responsible... more »

iUNU Acquires CropWalk

On Aug. 10, iUNU announced that it has acquired CropWalk, an integrated pest management (IPM) company founded in 2019. iUNU is an agricultural machine vision company headquartered in Seattle, with satellite offices in California, Florida,... more »

Roots, Shoots & Environmentals — Part 3

In the first two parts of this series, we talked about the root zone and the shoot zone. In part three, we’re going to discuss environmentals. While there is a push towards complete control in... more »

Consider the Photosynthetic Benefits of Far-Red Radiation

A bumper crop starts with great seedlings. As a grower, it makes sense to supply supplemental lighting to the propagation table. Plants are densely spaced at this time so the money you spend on lighting... more »

Increasing the Daily Light Integral

The daily light integral (DLI) refers to the cumulative amount of light received per day. More technically, the DLI is the number of moles (mol) of photons with wavelengths between 400 and 700 nm that... more »

ICL specialty fertilizers

ICL Specialty Fertilizers Unveils New Mobile App

ICL Specialty Fertilizers has introduced a new mobile app for its Peters line of water-soluble fertilizer. The Peters Product and Rate Finder App puts the full product line, suggested application rates, dealer locator, acid calculator... more »

BFG Supply Acquires DeCloet Greenhouse Manufacturing

BFG Supply, a technology-enabled distributor to the green industry, has acquired DeCloet Greenhouse Manufacturing Ltd., a manufacturer of high-quality greenhouse structures and related components. The acquisition will strengthen BFG’s greenhouse supply business by combining its... more »

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