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Case Study: Surviving Hurricane Michael

{Sponsored} Hurricane Michael struck the Florida panhandle as a category 5 on October 10, 2018; it was the strongest hurricane on record in over 120 years to make landfall in that region, and the storm... more »

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Why and how to protect your greenhouse from severe winds

{Sponsored} When it comes to your crops and greenhouses, it never hurts to be over-prepared for the potential of severe weather. Each year across the United States, an average of 867,000 people are affected by damage,... more »

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Natural disasters and their effects on horticulture

{Sponsored} Every year, natural disasters such as floods, fires, hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes provide challenges for professionals in the horticultural production industry. These natural disasters are inevitable and, unfortunately, largely unpredictable. Across the country, greenhouses and... more »

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Tornadoes: why you need an emergency preparedness plan

{Sponsored} Throughout the spring and summer months, most regions of the United States can expect severe thunderstorms, bringing with them hail, wind, lightning and a chance of tornadoes. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration... more »

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Hidden Hazards: Inspection List to Prevent Electrical Fires

{Sponsored} The combination of wet and dry environments in a greenhouse can create a perfect storm for electrical disasters. All equipment, especially electrical, is subject to wear and degradation in an area of likely exposure to... more »

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Building a Greenhouse with Fire Safety in Mind

{Sponsored} An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Investing time and money into a safe greenhouse before and during construction or renovation will be worth the effort to have fire risks minimized once... more »

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Preparing for fire season

{Sponsored} As wildfire season gets into full swing, greenhouse owners need to ensure their property is ready and at the lowest risk possible of being impacted by wildfires. Any grower near nature or wildlife areas in... more »

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Airing It Out

Like any greenhouse business, you probably have concerns about energy costs, best ventilation practices and how to best invest your hard-earned money. It is understandable that you want to make the best decisions that will... more »

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