Energy

6 January 2021

This issue includes how coronavirus continues to affect energy prices

8 December 2020

How our product and services have been supporting this Yorkshire-based cucumber grower

21 January 2021

How do you know when you’ve reached net zero? What defines the limits of the supply chain that you need to consider?

21 January 2021

How can improvements and innovations in technology help farmers and growers achieve net zero?

26 August 2020

Ben Williams, Knowledge Transfer Senior Manager, explains why pig farmers need to consider investing in energy solutions as the UK agriculture continues to face the increasingly rigorous demands of permitted agriculture.

13 August 2020

We’re expanding our GrowSave scheme to include dairy , which will help drive on-farm efficiency

21 December 2020

Biomass heating has become more popular over recent years, but one disadvantage has been that biomass boiler flue gasses can't be used for CO2 enrichment without cleaning them. Read this technical update to read about developments in biomass flue gas cleaning systems.

21 December 2020

The advantages of diffuse light in horticultural production have been long debated, and there’s now increasing evidence that using light diffusing technologies in a greenhouse can give production advantages that include yield increases in edible crops and reduced time to market and quality improvements in ornamentals. Read this technical update on diffuse light to find out more.

27 November 2020

For 20 years or more, glasshouses originally built to produce other crops have been converted for soft fruit production. Read this Technical Update to find out more about how you can adapt existing glasshouses to suit soft fruit production.

27 November 2020

The use of sensors within horticulture is hardly a recent development, with thermometers, measuring boxes and CO2 sensors having been used for decades. However, the advent of wireless sensing technology, as well as the reduction in prices of such equipment, means data collection is now cheaper and easier than ever before. Determining which types of sensors are best suited to your needs depends on a myriad of factors. This Technical Update looks at the sensors that may be available to you for different measurement requirements, how the information may be shared and viewed, and the impact of big data.

27 November 2020

If someone offered you a product that could increase light transmission in your glasshouse by 10%, would you be interested? Research has shown a strong correlation between crop yield and the amount of Photosynthetic Active Radiation (PAR: 400-700nm wavelengths) light reaching the crop. Read more about how you can improve your light transmission.

27 November 2020

Optimising production methods is one of the aims of many greenhouse growers, and each type of plant will have its own requirements and characteristics in terms of the environment it can thrive in. An important part of achieving that environment is air movement.

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