AgInnovation Ontario -- There’s a plant inside the greenhouse at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) that could change the tomato eating experience forever. It is part of ongoing research by a Vineland team of plant breeders, biochemists and consumer specialists to discover a more flavourful greenhouse tomato. Read more
Dovetail aim high with greenhouse in rooftop playground!
When a school central London was looking for a way to encourage their pupils to get into gardening, they had a rather fundamental problem. Their playground is three storeys up on the roof! The lack of natural soil to plant into could be overcome by installing raised beds of course, but a greenhouse would provide the perfect dry, warm, safe environment for both plants and pupils to flourish. However, there are rather obvious safety concerns when buying a greenhouse which has to be safe enough for children to use...
Planning and Pricing Greenhouse project in a Joint Process With the Customer
Every project company in our industry recognizes the following scenario: A seemingly high-quality lead comes in, the preliminary inquiries are made to examine the seriousness of the potential client and his financial abilities, require and receive a survey map and the process begins: Within a week – 10 days, a beautiful project book includes charts, weather analyzes, illustrations pictures along with an Excel detailed price quote is submitted to the customer, and that’s it. At this point, communication...
A day in the entomology lab: Beetles
Did you know that the average American eats 124 lbs of potatoes a year, that the potato was the first vegetable to be grown in space, and Vincent van Gogh painted four still-life canvases devoted entirely to the potato!? It’s true and protecting potatoes, which are grown in all 50 states in the U.S., is one thing AgBiome is striving to do. Part of AgBiome’s vision is to have the best products for crop pest management. This includes biological solutions for economically important plant pathogens,...
America Free Zone in San Jose, Costa Rica will convert organic waste from its Food Court into top quality compost with the start-up of a Big Hanna T120_40LS composting plant.
América Free Zone (www.americafreezone.com) is a free business development area in the province of Heredia, located in the heart of the San Jose Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica. Despite having extensive experience in providing services to the companies that are located in it, it has state-of-the-art facilities, impeccably endowed with any cutting-edge technology to achieve full excellence in its services. AFZ is home to the most important technology companies present in the country, such as Dell, Amazon,...
Scientists Create Plants That Produce Their Own Fertilizer
Plants will be able to produce their own fertilizer in the future meaning farmers will not have to purchase and spread fertilizers for their crops anymore. The resulting increase in food production will also benefit countless numbers of people across the globe, who would otherwie go hungry. While statements like these may sound more like something out of a science fiction novel, a new study performed by scientists in Washington University in St. Louis demonstrates that plants could possibly be engineered to...