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Climate Controlled Greenhouse

Choosing the right automation technology.

The modern greenhouse utilizes technology to automate many daily tasks associated with a bustling grow operation. It can be confusing and overwhelming to decide on which system is right for your specific needs and goals. Whether you need to replace an older automation system that can no longer provide the dependability you need, or you're interested in new technological advancements of fully cloud-based automatic grow systems, here are the basics.

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Automated Grow Systems

Increase yields and save valuable resources

Automated grow systems have been used for many years to keep labor costs down. Whether it's lighting, vents, or artificial intelligence, automation, and technology are capable of repeatable and predictable results. This allows growers to streamline previously time-consuming processes quickly and efficiently. Most automated greenhouse systems allow users to control their cultivation environment via an app on their smart devices. 

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Greenhouse Computer

Adding Tech Hardware and Software To Your Grow

Greenhouse computers and equipment have transformed how we grow. The IoT is pushing the future of farming to the next level, and smart agriculture is becoming more commonplace among growers. High tech cultivation is quickly becoming the standard thanks to agricultural automation, all operating on your greenhouse computer. 

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3 Reasons to Monitor CO2 Levels In Your Indoor Grow

Greenhouse and Indoor growers are familiar with the importance of monitoring specific aspects of their operation. Environmental conditions like temperature, airflow, and humidity are obvious, but it's also essential to monitor CO2 levels. Here are the top three reasons that monitoring CO2 levels is increasingly important.

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How To Increase Crop Yields Using Big Data

Adopting advanced analytics to improve yield and deal with variables is driving the agriculture analytics market. Big data is making a significant impact on every industry, and now farmers and indoor growers can streamline their operations by creating a 'smart farm.' 

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Can Greenhouse Controllers Save You Money?

Running a greenhouse or indoor grow operation is a tireless endeavor requiring significant resources. Managing the variables involved in running a commercial greenhouse or indoor grow space is a massive undertaking, but technology is changing that.

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Why Urban and Vertical Farming Are Changing How We Grow

What Is Urban and Vertical Farming?

First coined by American geologist Gilbert Bailey in 1915, the term  vertical farming  was initially a practical solution to a lack of sustainable soil by growing  up  instead of out. In 1999, Dickson Despommier, a professor at New York's Columbia University, popularized the modern idea of vertical farming. 
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How To Prevent Canopy Overheating With Heat Mapping

Most growers are aware that different types of plants have varying preferred climates in which they grow. Some plants grow happily in one environment throughout their entire life cycle; others grow best in one environment during the vegetative stage and another during the flowering stage. 

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What Type of Lighting Is Right For My Indoor Grow?

 

Mixed-Use Lighting for Indoor Agriculture

When it comes to fueling plant growth, lighting is one of the main ingredients of a maximum yield recipe. Figuring out if you want full natural sunlight only, a mixture of artificial light and natural sunlight or strictly artificial light depends on many factors like location, access to high load utilities, and even regulations. Let's begin with the current lighting options available.

What Are My Lighting Options?

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MJBizCon Show Recap

Last month, the talented team at Growlink convened in Las Vegas for the most significant cannabis show in the states. Organized by the editors of MJBizDaily, MJBizCon is the largest gathering of cannabis business professionals in the world. With an estimated 35,000 attendees, it's a must-attend event for vendors looking to grow their business.

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