Heat from lighting: LED Lighting

Energy balance changes significantly when switching to LED lighting // The switch from HPS (High Pressure Sodium) to LED lighting is more than just choosing to use a different fixture type. The energy balance in the greenhouse changes considerably and so additional cultivation measurements are required.

AuTomated solutions for growers

Team AuTomatoes won the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge and applied the Plant Empowerment principles. Teammembers René Beerkens and Evripidis Papadopoulos take us on their journey.

15% profit increase for Mexican grower

A two-year trial to compare the results of Growing by Plant Empowerment (GPE) principles against traditional commercial methods at United Farms in Mexico resulted in significantly less use of resources and a 15% net profit increase. This confirms that GPE is the roadmap to sustainable and profitable horticulture.