With the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill last year, the United States gave the green light for farmers to begin cultivating hemp by removing it from the list of Schedule I Controlled Substances. Hemp has been grown for hundreds of years all over the world due to its versatility as a textile and for its health benefits, but because of its similarity to marijuana, hemp was made illegal in 1937 under provisions in the Marihuana Tax Act. The 2018 Farm Bill allows hemp to be treated as the agricultural commodity it has always been.
From semi-automatic control systems, to fully automatic control systems, more and more growers are seeing the benefits that automation brings to their growing environments.
Here are a few of the reasons to consider automating the environmental controls in your commercial greenhouse:
Tips for managing generational differences between millennials and baby boomers in your commercial greenhouse
In many industries, workplaces employ workers from more generations than ever before, and in a greenhouse environment, it’s likely that you employ people of all ages, all with different strengths to offer your company.
Considering installing energy curtains in your greenhouse for the spring and summer? Here’s why you should
Rising energy and production costs in commercial greenhouses means that more than ever, growers need to do all they can to operate more efficiently. One way growers are doing this is by installing energy curtain systems in their greenhouses.
It’s always exciting when the warmer weather arrives but it’s also an incredibly hectic time for commercial greenhouse growers. Here are five ways to prepare for spring that will help to make your busy season run more smoothly.