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New, High-Resolution, Interactive DLI Maps

New maps of the photosynthetic daily light integral (DLI) in the United States have been developed and are now available online. The DLI represents the cumulative amount of photosynthetic light delivered in a square meter... more »

Dramm Equipment Now Includes QR Codes to Aid Users

In an effort to help growers get the most out of their spray equipment, Dramm now includes two QR Codes on each machine. These QR Codes will automatically take the user to either the product... more »

Dilution Solutions Hires National Sales Manager

Dilution Solutions, a Dosatron International, Inc. company, has named Dennis Hyde as a national sales manager - irrigation. Hyde brings extensive experience in the irrigation and plant management field. Starting as a teenager with a... more »

Purple vs. Pink vs. White LED Fixtures

There are two primary types of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) used in horticultural applications. The first type is an LED that emits a specific color of light, such as blue light or red light (Figure 1).... more »

Getting to the Root of Saving Time, Space and Money

Time is money for growers. That’s why they are always looking for ways to eliminate/simplify their growing processes. By creating more turns in the greenhouse, they can grow their profits. To help growers with this... more »

Plug & Cutting Conference Cancelled

As Hurricane Florence made it way up the Atlantic Coast toward North Carolina, AmericanHort has announced it would be cancelling its Plug & Cutting '18 conference. The conference had been scheduled to take place Sept.... more »

Commercialization of Intelligent Sprayer Technology Receives Approval

In late August, the  U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Smart Guided Systems, Inc. announced a licensing agreement for the commercialization of smart sprayer technology. Heping Zhu, USDA ARS Wooster, designed the Intelligent Spray Control... more »

Consortium to Offer Webinar on Standardized Horticultural Lighting Label

The Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium will present a webinar on a newly proposed standardized horticultural lighting label. The webinar will take place on Sep 7., at 2:00 pm eastern time. Recent advances... more »

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