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About cdc25

Craig Cramer is a communications specialist, in the School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agricultur and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

March 2018 GLASE newsletter

View March 2018 GLASE newsletter. In this issue: GLASE hosts horticultural lighting meeting Research: GLASE Lighting control Scientific Advisory Board Profile: Morgan Pattison Events Subscribe to the GLASE newsletter (free).

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GLASE hosts horticultural lighting meeting

Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium brought together many of the major horticultural lighting companies in the United States on March 20, 2018. The purpose of the web meeting was to discuss how GLASE can accelerate the adoption of … Continue reading

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Scientific Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Morgan Pattison

Morgan Pattison, founder and president of Solid State Lighting Services Inc., says advancements in LED technology will have a major impact on the production of horticulture crops. By David Kuack With a PhD in materials science from the University of … Continue reading

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February 2018 GLASE newsletter

View February 2018 GLASE newsletter. In this issue: Can CEA growers be offered better lighting and control systems? Industry Member Spotlight: EnSave – Making greenhouse operations, farms more energy efficient Lighting Research Spotlight: How many light fixtures do you need … Continue reading

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EnSave: Making greenhouse operations, farms more energy efficient

As a member of GLASE, EnSave Inc. will provide technical services and use its extensive data base of agriculture energy metrics to help growers improve their energy efficiency. By David Kuack EnSave Inc. is an engineering and consulting firm focused … Continue reading

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Heliohex and Cornell University Collaborate to Research Better LED Lighting for Plants

From The Tech Garden [2018-02-14]: Heliohex, a New York State-based designer and manufacturer of unique LED lighting for horticulture based at CenterState CEO’s The Tech Garden, recently teamed up with Cornell University’s Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) research team to optimize … Continue reading

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January 2018 GLASE newsletter

View January 2018 GLASE newsletter. In this issue: How can you grow healthier crops with affordable lighting systems? GLASE researchers awarded $2.4 million to explore the viability of indoor agriculture Proposed product information label for horticultural lighting applications Horticultural lighting … Continue reading

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Cornell group explores future of indoor farming

Reposted from CALS News and the Cornell Chronicle [2017-11-21] Indoor farming entrepreneurs and experts came to Cornell in early November with a goal: leverage the innovation at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to create viable businesses for local … Continue reading

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$2.4 million Cornell-led project to explore the viability of indoor agriculture

  CALS News [2017-10-12]: Growing crops in controlled environments – in greenhouses, plant factories and in vertical farms – provides alternatives to conventional farming by producing food year-round near metropolitan areas, reducing transportation costs and water use, and improving land-use … Continue reading

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GLASE Director Mattos wins ASHS paper of the year

GLASE Executive Director Erico Mattos was one of the co-authors who received the American Society for Horticultural Sciences Outstanding Cross-Commodity Publication for papers published in 2016. The award was given to the paper A Chlorophyll Fluorescence-based Biofeedback System to Control … Continue reading

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