HortiCann Light & Tech Conference Goes Virtual

PRESS RELEASE – Endeavor Business Media and the HortiCann Light + Tech event team have closely monitored the developments around the COVID-19 pandemic with the highest intention of protecting the health and safety of its attendees, instructors, exhibitors, sponsors and employees. In these efforts to host a safe and productive event, the decision has been […]

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Kalera and University of Florida LED Lighting Study Sheds New Light on Cost-Effective Modes of Increasing Nutritive Value in Lettuce

The new study reveals exciting findings for both consumers and vertical farming industry practices. PRESS RELEASE — Today, technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera announced the publication of a new study, “Effect of End-of-Production High-Energy Radiation on Nutritional Quality of Indoor-Grown Red-Leaf Lettuce,” conducted in partnership with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. The Kalera-sponsored […]

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GE Current whitepaper on cannabis yields improved by LED grow lights

Unlocking Potential Using LED Grow Lights for Better Cannabis Yields by Hans Spalholz, PhD Traditionally, cannabis growers have relied on high pressure sodium (HPS) systems for their lighting needs. Advancements in LED technology, coupled with increased demand and the need to reduce expenses, accelerate turns and save energy, make LED fixtures a viable replacement. Despite […]

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SunTracker Technologies announces Daily Light Integral Calculator with worldwide coverage

VICTORIA, CANADA – SunTracker Technologies is pleased to announce that it has developed a web-based free to use online calculator to predict monthly DLI values for anywhere in the world, based on climate-based Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) weather records from over 2,100 weather stations worldwide. The Daily Light Integral (DLI) is a relatively new metric […]

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LRC Releases Free, Open Access Horticulture Luminaire Calculator

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a free, easy-to-use online tool that will assist growers to evaluate the performance, efficiency, and economics of a wide variety of horticultural luminaires, typically used in greenhouses and other controlled agricultural environments. This online tool, called the horticulture luminaire calculator allows growers to accurately […]

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Kalera To Open New Indoor Vertical Farming Facility in Atlanta

Atlanta farm will be the company’s newest and largest, demonstrating Kalera’s ability to quickly scale on a national and international level Press Release — Today, technology-driven vertical farming company Kalera announced that it will open a new state-of-the-art growing facility in Atlanta, Georgia in early 2021. The new Atlanta facility is the next step in […]

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Why I still believe in Red/Blue LED Grow Lights

Top 3 Reasons to Consider RED/BLUE LED Grow Lights By Chris Higgins LED grow lights have been a very hot topic for more than a decade now and as with any (relatively) new technology, the first decade of LED grow lights has seen massive changes and improvements.  From the amount of companies selling LED grow […]

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World’s First Vertical Farming Congress

The first Vertical Farming World Congress will be held from 22nd to 24th September at London’s Heathrow Airport. Eminent industry leading speakers have confirmed their participation from North America, the Middle East and Asia as well as Europe. The chosen theme is ‘Shaping Food’s Future’. “Vertical farming really can help shape the future of food […]

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The Value of Third-Party Verification for Horticultural Lighting

By Leora Radetsky The US vertical farming market is projected to reach $3 billion by 2024, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate of over 24 percent, according to a February 2019 report. Another report, by the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, put the annual electricity consumption of US horticultural […]

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Illumitex Pivots to a Pure-Play AgTech FarmVisionAI™ Company

Illumitex terminates LED lighting operations to accelerate FarmVisionAI™, a computer-vision artificial-intelligence platform uniquely enabling the digital transformation of indoor farming PRESS RELEASE – Illumitex, the digital horticulture company, is pivoting to become a pure AgTech computer-vision AI company that deploys edge vision systems, edge AI, and cloud services to provide visualization and augmented intelligence for […]

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What’s Causing the Purple Haze Over Arizona? Lumigrow explains

PRESS RELEASE – On Friday, January 15th, Navajo County posted a photo showing a mysterious pink glow over the night sky. Since this post, CNN, Fox News, USA Today, and others have picked up what is now the #purplehaze viral photo that has caused viewers to scratch their heads in disbelief. Is it an alien […]

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Wasabi Japonica Grown Under GE LED Grow Lights

The “Hardest to Grow” Plant in the World The Opportunity Wasabi Japonica is widely accredited as the “hardest to grow” plant in the world. The plants are native to Japan and require a very specific set of environmental conditions to successfully produce healthy plants.

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GE Current, a Daintree company unveils broad spectrum offering at MJBizCon 2019

GE Current, a Daintree company recently unveiled its all-new broad spectrum offerings. The news is being featured as part of Current’s exhibit (#C8445) at the Marijuana Business Conference, where Current is showcasing the Arize™ Element L1000 top light, a one-for-one LED replacement for double-ended 1000-watt high pressure sodium (HPS) fixtures.  The Arize™ Element is the […]

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How to Start Your Grow Light Trial

PRESS RELEASE – The scientists at LumiGrow are back with another helpful article to improve your lighting strategy!   Click to access the full article with helpful workbooks to learn How to Set Up Your Horticultural Lighting Trial Why Run a Horticultural Lighting Trial? In-house grow light trials allow you to get results that reflect your site-specific conditions, focus […]

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