One of the biggest challenges faced by growers is finding and developing an efficient integrated pest management (IPM) program that works for their operation. Once a disease spreads or pests infest a crop, it can be incredibly arduous to fix and can cost thousands of dollars in damaged products. It’s critical that a holistic approach to managing pests and diseases is implemented to avoid costly infestations.
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:
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.
Earlier this summer, Wendy’s made an exciting announcement that’s sure to boost business for a lot of growers in North America. The popular restaurant chain will be sourcing vine-ripened, greenhouse grown tomatoes from across North America to use in their products moving forward, mostly in their Canadian and U.S. restaurants to start.
With quality and freshness top of mind in Wendy’s decision, the decision is sure to benefit the restaurant’s customers and North America tomato farmers alike.