Why Does Greenhouse Equipment Need To Be Simple?

Why Does Greenhouse Equipment Need To Be Simple?

October 21, 2020 at 2 pm EST

What is the number one thing to look for in commercial horticulture and agriculture equipment? Simplicity. Regardless of the product or the product category the best-selling and most successfully used products are easy to learn, easy to use and easy to fix. But, this is not to say that they are actually simple. They are usually far from that. But, they are engineered with simplicity in mind.

So wrote our program moderator Chris Higgins in a piece he did earlier this year for UrbanAgNews that is both the title of this session and the topic we’ll be diving into during this hour.

Regardless of the product or the product category the best-selling and most successfully used products are easy to learn, easy to use and easy to fix. But, this is not to say that they are actually simple. They are usually far from that. But, they are engineered with simplicity in mind.

Why is that so important in commercial horticulture? Chris and our panelists will seek to answer thisquestion during the session. They’ll explore why its so important for key equipment components to be simple and discuss what characteristics to look for in:

Lighting
Irrigation
Sensors

Moderator:
Chris Higgins, President & General Manager, Hort Americas LLC & Owner, UrbanAgNews
Panelists:
Paul Brentlinger, President, Crop King Inc.
Dr. Nadia Sabeh, President & Founder, Dr. Greenhouse
Isaac Van Geest, Sales, Zwart Systems

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