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BioRemediation – The Perfect Storm

Remediate means to solve a problem, and "bio-remediate" means to use biological micro-organisms to solve an environmental problem such as contaminated soil or groundwater. Micro-organisms, or microbes, are very small organisms, such as bacteria, that naturally live in...

Plant Tissue Culture Micropropagation Is Growing

Plant Tissue Culture which has been around for decades, is a way to reproduce new plants from the mother tissue and is used as an alternative to cloning.  It originated as a solution for hard to germinate orchids, but has been “sprouting” this new standard throughout the cannabis community and shows great promise for high production farming.

ASABE ES-311 In Progress

During this Thanksgiving week, we are surely giving thanks for the ASABE ES-311 committee whose continuous efforts are waging momentum in the LED standards. ES-311 Electromagnetic Radiation Application for Plants Lead and coordinate the activities of ASABE in matters...

Cascade Business News on Smart Grow Systems Goldeni LED

 A big thank you for the wonderful article about the Smart Grow System's Goldeni LED by Cascade Business News. Goldeni has been gaining attention on a local level but also gaining national attention in two other articles:  Business Wire and LEDs Magazine ...

Business Wire – LED Horticultural Lighting Grows Up with GOLDENi

Another great news article on Smart Grow Systems Goldeni LED in vertical farming. Two other recent articles include LEDs Magazine and Cascade Business News LED Horticultural Lighting Grows Up with GOLDENi  Breakthrough GOLDENi LED grow lighting optimized for vertical...

LEDs Magazine – Smart Grow Systems Goldeni LED and Vertical Farming

LEDs magazine writes about Goldeni LED in vertical farming. Smart Grow Systems launches SSL family for vertical farming applications ranging from cannabis to hops to orchids. Goldeni has been gaining attention on a local level but also gaining national attention in...

ASABE Partnership With UL

ASABE and UL work with the LED lighting industry to develop and bring safe LED lighting equipment to the rapidly advancing indoor farming market.

UL Certified Horticulture PAR Mapping Now Available

UL now certifies horticulture PAR Mapping. The setting of standards helps shape and form any industry's level of quality or attainment. Standards govern the quality, safety, level, grade, caliber, merit and excellence of products or services to meet a minimum of set...

BEST Quantum PAR Meters for Indoor Horticulture

Photosynthesis is driven primarily by photos of light with wavelengths between 400 and 700 nanometers, which is referred to as Photosynthetically Active Radiation, or PAR light which is used for PAR mapping

NPK – Is There A Happy Medium To A Necessary Evil?

Nutrient pollution is due to many sources. NPK nutrient runnoff from farming are due to overuse of fertilizer leading to algae growth. When algae grows it takes the oxygen from the water to suffocate and prohibit other life making it a dead zone.

BioBasics 101: The USDA Certified BioPreferred Label

The BioPreferred Program is a USDA-led initiative that aims to assist in the development and expansion of markets for biobased products. BioBased products are derived from plants and other renewable resources. There is a standard in place overseen by the USDA for the...

Plant Tissue Culture Micropropagation Is Growing

Plant Tissue Culture which has been around for decades, is a way to reproduce new plants from the mother tissue and is used as an alternative to cloning.  It originated as a solution for hard to germinate orchids, but has been “sprouting” this new standard throughout the cannabis community and shows great promise for high production farming.

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