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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The world’s smartest greenhouse and high bay grow light is now available with a “Hybrid” enriched white spectrum.

Press Release — Emeryville, California — LumiGrow today announced the release of their TopLight Hybrid smart fixture.  The LumiGrow Hybrid spectrum is an enriched white spectrum that takes the best of HPS and metal-halide strategies and improves upon them by boosting the red and blue. The Hybrid spectrum was designed for growers that want to grow […]

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All You Need to Know About Light Spectrum

PRESS RELEASE –  Choosing the right light spectrum for your commercial operation can be a challenge. Many LED grow light suppliers have conflicting information on the topic due to bad marketing or simply a lack of knowledge in plant and light research. In this article, LumiGrow scientists experts break down what light spectrum is, how […]

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Illuminating the Farm of the Future – Jones Food Company Ltd. Partners with Current by GE for Next-Gen Food Production

This article was originally posted on currentbyge.com Horticultural lighting solution enables environmental benefits including 90% less water, 50% less fertiliser, reduced energy and carbon footprint High-care operation creates opportunities to redefine the future of global food, pharma and cosmetics with industrial scale production Clean room automation enables “no touch” harvesting versus an average of 13 human […]

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Vertical Farming reaches new heights in Germany

Visit to the Fraunhofer IME in Aachen: On September 4, the AVF was invited to visit its member IME and experience their groundbreaking, innovative vertical farming technologies live on the spot. Press Release – The AVF was invited to visit its member Fraunhofer IME in Aachen, Germany, one of 72 institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the […]

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LumiGrow Launches BarLight™ Smart LED Grow Lights for Optimal Vertical Cannabis Production at the Lowest Cost

BarLight is designed for exceptional cannabis performance, maximum profits and custom biochemical development.  The vertical smart fixtures come with LumiGrow EasyRailTM technology for seamless vertical rack integration. Press Release — Emeryville, California  — LumiGrow announced today the release of their vertical grow light solutions designed to create your most profitable high-density cultivation yet. “Our newest BarLight […]

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Illumitex Launches NeoPAR-XO LED for Vertical Farming with 1820 PPF Output and FarmVision AI

Illumitex upgrades it’s popular grow-proven NeoPAR LED lighting system for vertical-farming to record performance levels and adds FarmVisionAI™ to see every plant, from anywhere, at anytime. [Press Release – Austin, Texas] Illumitex, a leader in LED Grow Lights and Digital Ag, announces NeoPARTM XO, a major upgrade to their grow proven NeoPAR LED lighting system designed […]

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What are the challenges to running a successful indoor farm?

(I had the opportunity to host the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Summit in Cleveland on Sept. 23, 2019.) The amount of investments made in the vertical farming and controlled environment agriculture industries has been well documented. Those companies that successfully raise capital are seen as industry heroes and it’s quickly assumed that they must have all […]

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Great Lakes Ag Tech Summit

Whether you are a greenhouse grower or a vertical farmer, you won’t want to miss this. Join Urban Ag News, Hort Americas and Current, powered by GE, for the inaugural Great Lakes Ag Tech Summit on Monday, September 23. The summit will be held at at the historic Nela Park campus in Cleveland, Ohio. The […]

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The Arize Arrives: Current, powered by GE and Hort Americas Bring First-of-its-Kind LED Top Light to the U.S.

Hort Americas is the sole distributor of Current, powered by GE horticulture products to North American customers, including those in the booming regulated cannabis growing industry. Cultivate 2019 is also an industry showcase for Current’s Arize Element Top Light horticulture solution, the industry’s first one-to-one LED replacement for 1000W HPS lighting. COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 13, […]

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“Producing High Quality Microgreens under Sole-source Lighting” by Dr. Roberto Lopez (Michigan State University)

Indoor Ag Science Café in May started out with a presentation by Dr. Roberto Lopez on environmental factors affecting human-health promoting nutrients and growth of microgreens. This is an area of studies in which we expect to develop in the next few years, taking advantage of full capacities of controlled environment without being affected outdoor […]

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Fluence by Osram Introduces Horticultural LED lighting solutions to European Market

Press Release – Munich – May 22, 2019 –Fluence by Osram LED horticultural lighting has been launched in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), supported by an experienced team of technical advisers to help growers produce the best crops possible to meet market demands in the region. The move follows Osram’s acquisition last year of […]

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Current by GE Launches 2019 Product Suite to Enhance Productivity for Channel Partners and Customers

Patented technology delivers the industry’s fastest linear suspended retrofit product. Product engineering and design goes beyond energy to deliver multi-level efficiencies. Digital solutions save time and money in cities, supermarkets and conference rooms. PRESS RELEASE – PHILADELPHIA – May 20, 2019 – Current, powered by GE unveiled a series of new products and digital solutions at LIGHTFAIR International that […]

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Environmental Uniformity and Climate Control in Plant Factory with Artificial Lighting

Environmental Uniformity and Climate Control in Plant Factory with Artificial Lighting” by Dr. Murat Kacira (University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center). Indoor Ag Science Café in April was full of data on climate uniformity, crop productivity as well as energy use in indoor farming, presented by Dr. Murat Kacira.  Murat is a professor and the […]

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