If you grow crops in a greenhouse, you already know that any opportunity to save energy is also an opportunity to save money. And with the cooler temperatures of fall and winter fast approaching, there is no better time to explore the possibilities of energy-saving products. Here are four that are widely-used in greenhouses of
One of the benefits of hydroponic growing facilities is their close proximity to the ultimate destination of their crops. That results in the delivery of fresher fruits and vegetables to grocery stores and restaurants. But traditional hydroponic farms require a lot of land, and that can be a challenge in areas close to major cities.
Many greenhouse growers rely on CO2 generators to increase harvest yields. Manufacturers say these generators not only increase production but also improve plant quality. Where plants that grow outside are exposed to just 400 ppm (parts per million) of carbon dioxide, a generator boosts that level to 1,500 ppm, and the results are bigger flowers,
What does hydroponic farming have to do with modular telephones, driverless cars and private drones? According to the online publication Tech in Asia, it is one of 8 technologies that kids born today will take for granted. It’s an intriguing speculation, especially when one considers how the generations that grew up without the Internet and
Earlier this month, the state of Washington took steps toward banning the purchase and use of the insecticide neonicotinoid, which can be found in many greenhouses across the country.The main reason such measures are being considered, in Washington and in other areas, is the declining bee population, which some studies have linked to the use
Hospitals treat the sick and injured day in and day out. They are not the most comfortable places to sleep, and am sure we can all agree, are not home to the healthiest of foods either. The canned and frozen vegetables, as well as the pre-sealed fruit cups might soon be a thing of the