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    Oli

    With the rise in robotic solutions in horticulture, we consider how this might impact your energy use and costs. More
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    Ed

    You may be familiar with the research – a 1% increase in light can lead to a 1% increase in production – but do you know how to realise the maximum benefit? More
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    Ed

    With growing consumer demand for soft fruit throughout the year, many growers are capitalising on the opportunity to supply the increasing market. More
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    Oli

    All about mushrooms

    25.04.2019

    Today we are at the Mushroom Conference and on hand to answer any energy-related questions. The conference aims to bring together the industry during a time of major change, uncertainty and opportunity. More
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    Ed

    The term Vertical Farming (VF) can be used to define a variety of concepts. For some, it might conjure up images of tall structures with plants growing on the outside, while others may imagine stacks of shipping containers. In essence, VF refers to the practice of building upwards, or downwards in the case of underground setups, to maximise production area for a given footprint. More
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    Jon

    Join our club...

    18.03.2019

    Following a successful pilot study group project focused on Next Generation Growing (NGG), GrowSave led a workshop on 14 February 2019, hosted by Mill Nurseries, to share some of the lessons learned. The 25-strong audience comprised of growers, crop consultants and industry representatives, all keen to hear the outcomes of the project. More
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    Ed

    ‘Big Data’ is a hot topic these days, and it seems, can be applied to any industry. Big Data works on the principle that the more you know about a situation, the more reliably you can gain new insights and make predictions about what will happen in the future. More
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    Ed

    GrowSave is going to expand the existing programme that it currently provides for Protected Edibles and Protected Ornamentals to incorporate Soft Fruit. The Soft Fruit sector’s first real exposure to GrowSave was the Fruit Focus event on 25 July where we shared a stand with AHDB. More
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    Ed

    UK growers may have heard of Next Generation Growing (NGG), but could be forgiven for not really knowing what it is. In essence, it refers to a set of growing techniques, developed in the Netherlands over the last decade or so, with the aim of empowering the plant – i. More
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    Ed

    Rarely a week goes by when Elon Musk, of Tesla and SpaceX fame, is not featured in the news. Many will be aware of his desire to colonise Mars, and no one can deny his commitment to developing rockets that may one day take us there. Before anyone ever sets foot on the Red Planet, however, numerous supply ships will have had to deposit the essential equipment to support life. More