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Website Provides Info on Nutritional Monitoring of Floriculture Crops

Earlier this year, e-GRO, a collaborative team of university floriculture specialists and educators launched a nutritional monitoring website for greenhouse, floriculture and vegetable crops. Nutritional disorders are among the many challenges greenhouse growers encounter during... more »

UV Radiation and Applications in Horticulture

The effects of ultraviolet light (or UV radiation) on people are well known; it causes skin to tan and, with excessive exposure, can cause skin burn, skin cancer and eye damage. Effects of UV on... more »

Pinnacle Climate Technologies Names New EVP

Peter Lyle has been promoted to executive vice president of sales and marketing at Pinnacle Climate Technologies. Peter has been with the company for nearly 8 years in a variety of sales leadership roles, most... more »

Register Now for Online Greenhouse Courses

Growers can now register for the summer session of Michigan State University Extension’s College of Knowledge. There are now five courses in the nationally-award winning series: 1. Root Zone Management Course 2. Biological Control for... more »

Osram Acquires Fluence Bioengineering

In early May, Germany-based semiconductor company Osram announced that it has acquired Fluence Bioengineering, Inc., Austin, Texas. Fluence was founded in 2013 and has approximately 95 employees. The company specializes in LED-based horticultural systems, using Osram... more »

Smithers-Oasis, Agrilyst Sign Deal

Smithers-Oasis Company has announced its partnership with Agrilyst, a provider of a software as a service (SaaS) product for greenhouses and vertical farms that allows growers to track crops, labor, inventory and other metrics. Oasis Grower Solutions products will... more »

HC Companies Makes Technology Investment

The HC Companies, a supplier of horticulture containers based in Twinsburg, Ohio, recently announced it will invest in new manufacturing technologies aimed at improving product consistency and delivery times for the horticulture industry. This new... more »

Dosatron Hires Hydroponics Tech Sales Rep

Dosatron International, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, has named Walter (Wally) Behnfield as technical sales representative —hydroponics. Behnfield has more than 10 years of irrigation supply and design experience. He has... more »

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