Lighting

8 March 2021

Find our top tips to help you with your energy management

8 March 2021

The emergence of LEDs as a viable light source has opened up new possibilities for horticulture that previous systems, based on sodium or fluorescent lamps, could not provide.

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.

19 August 2020

Find out about the principles of light in relation to pig production, both from a behavioural point of view and from optimising production.

22 March 2021

GrowSave is a knowledge exchange programme helping growers to save energy

19 January 2021

Find out how GrowSave is helping pig farmers save energy

7 October 2020

Use this information to optimise the indoor environment for your pigs through building design, systems and equipment.

3 December 2020

Welcome to the new home of GrowSave – a knowledge exchange programme with the aim of helping farmers and growers save energy.

22 October 2019

It's important to measure light, make sure any new installations have timers fitted and provide uniform lighting for pigs. This guide covers the principles of light in relation to pig production, both from a behavioural point of view and from optimising production.

22 October 2019

Key factors to consider when choosing lighting for pig units. This includes the requirements at different stages of production, as well as measuring light and selecting systems.

22 October 2019

A review of lights currently available for pig buildings.

6 January 2020

Improving existing buildings or designing new builds to the best standards has a lasting and positive impact on animal health and productivity. This manual covers a wide range of aspects to improve buildings for your cattle.

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