Add Value with Tava Accessories

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At Agra Tech we listen, we learn, and we deliver. In our 40+ years of experience we have had the opportunity to truly understand which accessories can add value to our greenhouses; knowledge that we pass on to our customers so their plants can perform the best they possibly can. With greenhouse automation on the rise, it’s clear that the industry is searching for ways to improve efficiency and cut expenses. A great way to achieve this is to adopt accessories that focus on streamlining the flow of production in and out of the greenhouse. When production can benefit from mobility, there is one accessory system that has been receiving great reviews from our customers; Continue reading “Add Value with Tava Accessories”

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Airflow: Think Positive

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Greenhouse (GH) cooling and ventilation systems have a direct influence on what enters and exits the GH. This is especially prevalent in warmer climates where a large volume of air is consistently being moved throughout the grow area. Whether you are pulling or pushing this air through the structure is important in not only temperature control but also in pest management (PM). There are three basic greenhouse-cooling systems: natural ventilation, negative pressure, and positive pressure. If your crop is one that thrives in an insect free environment, one of these systems is the better choice, providing Continue reading “Airflow: Think Positive”

Light Deprivation: Methods | Tarps |Suppliers

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If you read part one and two of this light dep conversation then you should understand the process behind it and some of the pros and cons associated with it. If you’re considering taking the next step towards extra harvests and higher quality buds, here is a post with tons of videos demonstrating the methods for blacking-out a greenhouse, quick descriptions of some blackout tarps, and a video of Forever Flowering’s Breathable Wall accessory.   Continue reading “Light Deprivation: Methods | Tarps |Suppliers”

Light Deprivation: Pro vs. Con

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If you read my last post light Deprivation: Inro, then you have a basic idea of how a light dep system works and a few of the major advantages that come with it. It may sound like the ultimate investment, which it often is, however there are always pros and cons to just about everything, especially when it comes to greenhouse related products. This post is all about the pros and cons of a greenhouse light deprivation system when compared to outdoor cannabis cultivation. Continue reading “Light Deprivation: Pro vs. Con”

Light Deprivation: Intro

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It’s simple economics, when there is more supply than demand prices begin to fall. The same rules apply to the cannabis market, and can be witnessed first hand every harvest season when huge amounts of outdoor grown product floods the market. During this time prices can get very competitive and finding local buyers can become an issue. So how do outdoor growers survive the glut? Either they grow some really high quality product or Continue reading “Light Deprivation: Intro”

Rolling Benches: Maximize Your Profits

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Metal rolling benches have made their way into the cannabis industry providing some serious benefits over stationary benches or growing on the ground. Generally used in production greenhouses to help lower cost of production, rolling benches allow the grower to gain growing space, accurate temperature control, and avoid humidity related diseases. Below are two videos from GGS Structures Inc. which explain some of the benefits of metal rolling benches. Continue reading “Rolling Benches: Maximize Your Profits”