Greenhouses
March 13, 2015 – Brett Martin, one of the most successful European manufacturing companies, and IP-Plastic Wisconsin, have joined forces to serve the North American horticultural market.
During every busy shipping season you invariably run into issues that would have been eliminated had a little spring cleaning taken place.
Feb. 19, 2015 — Regardless of where we live, almost all of us have to deal with snow on our greenhouse from time to time.
Feb. 3, 2015, Burnaby, B.C. —A team of SFU engineering science students has unveiled a fully automated greenhouse that could help drought-affected areas across the world grow healthy crops.
This clip provides an overview of Lufa Farms, a company that builds and operates rooftop greenhouses in Canada. Read our new feature story on Lufa Farms (and other companies aiming to run rooftop greenhouses in Canada) here.
When it comes to greenhouses, there are primarily two main types: glass-covered structures, and polyethylene or rigid plastic styles.
Within 20 years, the global population will be around nine billion people. Demand for agricultural produce will likely double.
Dec. 18, 2009, Vancouver – Valcent Products’ vertical farming technology was named one of the Top 50 “Best Innovations of 2009” by Time Magazine.
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'Top 50 of 09' technology kudos for vertical farming
Valcent Products’ vertical farming technology was named one of the Top 50 “Best Innovations of 2009” by Time magazine.
Sept. 22, 2009, Paignton, U.K.  – One of the newest installations of the VertiCrop™ vertical growing system will be showcased later this month at Paignton Zoo on the south coast of Devon in the United Kingdom.
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Lions and tigers and bears and Verticrop
One of the newest installations of the VertiCrop vertical growing system will be showcased tomorrow at Paignton Zoo on the south coast of Devon in the United Kingdom.
July11, 2009 — Salads of the future may still be served in bowls, but their ingredients might be grown in skyscrapers.
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Skyscraper greenhouses to sprout in cities?
Vertical greenhouses that grow organic fruit and vegetables smack in the middle of crowded cities where land is scarce may soon be a reality, a Swedish company developing the project said Friday.
Nov. 10, 2008 — Gord Bonisteel will be directing the expansion into North America by V & V Agricultural Greenhouses Inc.
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New vertical veg system both effective and efficient
Valcent’s High Density Vegetable Vertical Growing System (VGS) has now been operating continuously for almost a year at a greenhouse in El Paso, Texas. During this operational test, results indicate the system will produce approximately 20 times the amount of vegetables per acre grown in a field while only using five per cent of the water used for field crops.
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