With the diminishing labor pool and rising minimum wage in the U.S., automation has become more of a requirement than an option. This was demonstrated in the Greenhouse Grower’s 2017 State of the Industry, which reported Continue reading “Automation: It’s Time to Consider”
Strategically setting up your greenhouse with automated climate controls, lighting controls, and solution controls has the potential to improve your crop’s quality as well as reduce operational costs. As the years pass, these systems have become more of a necessity rather than a luxury, especially if you want to compete when the majority of the market is already capitalizing on this technology. Most of these packages are “plug and play” setups supplying you with constant real-time data management and environmental controls directly from your smart phone or computer. In my opinion, automating your greenhouse is an opportunity that is well worth the investment.
Greenhouse automation is the opportunity for consistency, freedom, and savings.