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Recent Posts by Brian Sparks - Greenhouse Grower Magazine

How to Prevent Mites From Invading Your Greenhouse

University of Florida (UF) researchers have released their latest insights on mites known to attack hemp plants in Florida.

For growers contemplating — and who have begun — growing hemp as part of farm trials associated with UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Industrial Hemp Pilot Project, this latest release focuses on lessons learned and provides detailed information on three major groups of mites. The mites, which can be lethal to hemp grown in Florida fields and greenhouses, are hemp russet mites, broad mites, and spider mites.

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New Substrate Designed for Hydroponic Production

Oasis Grower Solutions, a division of Smithers-Oasis Company, recently introduced a new substrate engineered for precision hydroponic farming.

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An Update On Cannabis Trimming Technology

Cannabis trimming technology suppliers are constantly developing more innovative products. However, to be accepted by the growing industry, these products have to provide a solution to the current and future problems producers face, and they must be designed specifically for the cannabis market.

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The Benefits of Keeping Greenhouse Technology Simple

Greenhouse equipment should be simple for the end-user. This was the topic of a blog post written earlier this year by Chris Higgins, General Manager and Co-owner of HortAmericas, a wholesale supply company. The main message offered by Higgins was that the most successful products should be easy to use, learn, operate, and maintain. Why does this matter? It affects how much money a grower can make, as smart purchases can lead to a better return on investment (ROI).

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Hemp Varieties, Irrigation Strategies Top California Research Priorities

A series of new University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) research projects are taking a deep dive into the opportunities and challenges for hemp production in the Golden State.

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