In a world where agricultural innovation and energy efficient food production is on the rise, Kroptek’s CEA (Controlled Environment Agriculture) solutions serve as a tool…
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In our last blog post we detailed why, despite their proven advantages, some growers are still hesitant to transition to LEDs from HPS lights. If you weren’t convinced of the advantages of LEDs then, in this article, we talk numbers, detailing the difference between HPS vs. LED on your wallet.
Over the past decade, LED grow lights have become increasingly commercially viable. As a result, it is often suggested that what was traditionally used to light greenhouses and indoor farms, typically High-Pressure Sodium lights (HPS), are on their way out if not already a thing of the past. But to what extent is this really true?
With the Kroptek team recently back from a successful GreenTech Amsterdam we take a look at our experience of this year’s event and how it matched up with our expectations…
With this year’s GreenTech in Amsterdam under a week away, we look back on our experience last year and look forward to the exciting prospects this year will hold….
Discussions of regenerative farming often ignore CEA as a possible solution. But what is regenerative agriculture? and can recent efforts to promote Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) also further the aim to make agriculture more regenerative?
To mark Earth Day 2022 we talk through how an agricultural technology company such as us can do their bit to help address the climate crisis.
Continuing our series of guides in this piece we walk you through some of the need-to-know jargon concerning horticultural lighting…
Light planning is one of the main steps in helping growers achieve their goals. But where to start?
Fluorescent light bulbs will be banned from September 2023. Find out how Kroptek can help British growers transition to LED lights.