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Global Garden, Canobi AgTech Partner for Indoor Cannabis and Food Farmers

Global Garden has teamed with Canobi AgTech of Maxville, Ontario, to bring monitoring, automation and optimization technology to indoor cannabis farmers and food agriculturalists across the United States. Designed to manage an entire indoor farming operation, Canobi... more »

Mucci Farms Gains Investment From Tech Company Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises, the same company that acquired BrightFarms, has made a strategic investment in Mucci Farms, a 60-year-old controlled environment agriculture (CEA) business with a network of greenhouses for indoor-grown fruits and vegetables in Canada... more »

Technically Speaking: Evaporative Cooling, Part 2: Maintenance

As discussed in the April 2022 issue of GPN magazine, there are two major types of evaporative cooling used in greenhouses: fan-and-pad or fog systems. The process of evaporation absorbs energy from the air, which... more »

US Bill Would Streamline Development of Biostimulants

U.S. Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-California) and Rep. Jim Baird (R-Indiana), recently introduced the Plant Biostimulant Act to Congress. The legislation would create a uniform process for approving commercial plant biostimulant use and require more federal... more »

Spectrum Unveils Wireless Plant Growth Station, WatchDog 3230

Spectrum Technologies Inc. recently unveiled its WatchDog Wireless Plant Growth Station. The single portable station gives the grower real-time, crop-specific environmental data on their smartphone including temperature, relative humidity, and... more »

Lumileds Shows Sustainability Progress in Annual Report

Lighting solutions provider Lumileds recently made public its 2021 Sustainability Report detailing how the company supports the transition to a low-carbon and sustainable economy. Lighting solutions improve energy usage, safety, and health and well-being, according... more »

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Companies Collaborate on Development of Agrivoltaic Modules for Greenhouses 

UbiQD, Inc., which specializes in nanomaterials innovation, and Heliene Inc., a provider of North-American-made solar modules, recently began joint development of a project to embed UbiGro sunlight-optimizing technology in Heliene's photovoltaic modules. The panels would... more »

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Driscoll’s, Plenty Again Invest in Vertically-Grown Greenhouse Strawberries

More than a year after announcing a joint research and development project to grow strawberries indoors, Driscoll’s and Plenty Unlimited Inc. announced plans to build a new indoor vertical farm dedicated exclusively to strawberries. After a year... more »

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